The Supreme Court vide its judgment dated 14.02.2006 in Seema Vs. Ashwani Kumar (AIR 2006 S.C 1158) has directed the State Governments and the Central Government.
Normally so many documents will be asked for marriage registration.But basically following documents is enough for get married legally or to get marriage certificate for old marriage.
Court marriage is solemnized under the Special Marriage Act. Court marriages many involve the holy union of two Indian citizens or one Indian citizen with a foreigner without regard to religion, caste or creed.
Collected by the All India Christian Council,THE HINDU MARRIAGE ACT, 1955 ACT NO. 25 OF 1955 1* [18th May, 1955.]
There is no difference between special marriage,Tamilnadu marriage and Hindu marriage registration.Only the procedure will vary and for special marriage it will take minimum 30 days and for other marriage it will take one day only.
If both husband and wife belongs to hindu,Sikh ,jain or buddies can register their marriage under HIndu marriage Act any time after the solemnisation of customary marriage.