Published Paper

The Need for Legislation on Live-in Relationships in the Present Scenario in India

Sandeep Kumar Sharma1 & Dr. Narendra Bahadur Singh2
Department of Law, Galgotias University Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Page: 27-39
Published on: 2024 June


Live-in relationships have become increasingly prevalent in India, challenging traditional notions of marriage and family. However, the absence of specific legislation addressing the rights and protections of individuals in such relationships has led to legal uncertainties and vulnerabilities. This research paper examines the pressing need for legislation on live-in relationships in the present scenario in India. It explores the evolving social dynamics, legal lacunae, and practical considerations necessitating legislative intervention to ensure fairness, equality, and justice for individuals in live-in relationships.