The Arunachal Pradesh Women s Welfare Society (APWWS)  on monday urged the state government to make marriage registration compulsory in the state.

The appeal came after West Kameng district recently launched an online marriage registration portal in Bomdila in conformation with Supreme Court ruling of compulsory marriage registration and Arunachal Pradesh Govt Marriage Registration Rules 2007, a press release informed.

The online marriage registration portal has been a personal initiative of West Kameng DC Dr Sonal Swaroop along with the DIO (NIC) Bomdila.

The APWWS has urged others to start the process of registration of marriage.

APWWS president Gumri Ringu said that state administration must make registration of marriages compulsory in order to ensure sanctity of marriage as well as safeguard the rights of women, the release a