Marriage between a Hindu (boy/girl) and a Muslim (girl/boy) is governed under the Hindu law, Muslim Law and the Special Marriage Act, 1954. The Personal laws have bearing on issues relating to maintenance, divorce, succession, adoption etc.
The Special Marriage Act, 1954 provides for a special form of marriage in certain cases such as between people of different faith and for the registration of such and other marriages and also for divorce available to all citizens of India married under the Act.
A Hindu (boy/girl) and a Muslim (girl/boy) could get married under this Act and can also have a wedding performed according to their own religious rites, for their own satisfaction and no conversions are required.
A marriage between any two persons may be solemnized under this act, if at the time of the marriage the following conditions are fulfilled, namely: –