Right to marry a person of his/her choice irrespective of caste/religion is a fundamental right.

The Karnataka High Court in the case of Wajeed Khan v. Commissioner of Police, held that the right of an individual to marry a person of his/her choice irrespective of caste/religion is a fundamental right enshrined in the Constitution of India. A Bench of Justices S Sujata and Sachin Shankar Magadum delivered the judgement and said that “it is well settled that a right of any major individual to marry the person of his/her choice is a fundamental right enshrined in the Constitution of India and the said liberty relating to the personal relationships of two individuals cannot be encroached by anybody irrespective of caste or religion”.

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