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As per law the minimum age for the marriage of a boy and a girl in India is-


A
21 years in both cases
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18 years and 21 years respectively
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C
21 years and 18 years respectively
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18 years in both cases
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The correct option is C 21 years and 18 years respectively
As per section 2(a) of the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006, “child” means a person who, if a male, has not completed twenty-one years of age, and if a female, has not completed eighteen years of age. Hence, in India,  the minimum age for the marriage of a boy and a girl  is 21 years and 18 years respectively

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