The Supreme Court, in the landmark case of Sarla Mudgal v Union of India, has expressly held that conversion to Islam only for the sake of solemnizing a second marriage without dissolution of the first valid Hindu marriage will not invalidate the first marriage. In fact, the second marriage will be invalid.
Can I marry again in Islam?
Although it is not encouraged, most Muslims agree that divorce is permitted if a marriage has broken down, and generally Muslims are permitted to re-marry if they so wish.
Can Muslims do second marriage in India?
Second marriage for a Muslim is lawful, but an act of cruelty to the first: Karnataka HC. New Delhi: The Karnataka High Court has held that though contracting a second marriage by a Muslim man is lawful, but it causes enormous cruelty to the first wife. A division bench of Justices Krishna S.
Can a woman marry without divorce in Islam?
It is not permissible to marry a woman if ones objective is to make her permissible for her first husband. There are hadith from that confirm that entering a tahleel marriage with the intention of divorcing so that the original spouses can be remarry is forbidden (haraam).