HC moots increasing legal marriageable

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Madurai, Oct 8 (PTI) Increasing the legal age of marriage for girls from minimum 18 years was mooted by the Madras High Court today as a way out to check instances of hundreds of women getting married at an young age only to be separated a few years later.

"For a male, the marriage age is fixed as 21 years. For a girl it is 18 years.

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