The Regent of Indragiri Hilir, HM Wardan witnessed the marriage ceremony which was attended by 18 husband and wife couples, Tuesday (6/4/2021) at Engku Kelana Tembilahan Building.
As Chairman of the Committee, in his report the Chairman of the Association of Women Organizations (GOW) Indragiri Hilir, Zulaikhah Wardan said that the purpose of holding this marriage ceremony is so that the marriage bond between husband and wife has legal provisions and get recognition from the state for the marriage that has been carried out by husband and wife along with children born during the marriage so that the marriage is legally binding.
“This is also to help underprivileged people who have married under the hand / siri in the administration of marriage,” he explained.
Meanwhile, the target of this integrated marriage ritual is underprivileged married couples who are married but do not have an official marriage book from the government.
Meanwhile, the Regent on behalf of the regional government expressed his appreciation for the holding of this integrated itsbat session, according to him this activity could provide legal certainty regarding marital status for people whose marriages have not been registered and can also create administrative order and provide protection and recognition of legal status for husband and wife. and her children.
“By having population documents, it will be easier for community members to obtain civil rights and facilities from the government such as BPJS, child scholarships, social assistance during the Covid-19 pandemic, and so on,” said the Regent.
“Hopefully this activity that we carry out will provide many benefits to the citizens of the community, especially in the administration of the occupation and the recognition of the validity of marriage both in the eyes of religion and in the eyes of the law,” said the Regent closing his remarks.