Iran: Tax imposed on those not married till 28 years of age, religious leader Idrisi proposed in Parliament
Because of the declining birth rate in Iran, Religious leader Mohammad idrisi has proposed in Parliament and administration that a tax should be imposed on those who do not marry till the age of 28 years.
He has said that unmarrieds should not be given important roles like teaching in universities and higher managerial positions in the country. Men in Iran are currently getting married at an average age of 28.1, while girls are getting married at an average of 23.4 years.
Tehran. A wedding is a sacred bond. In every country, people marry according to different customs and traditions. Many do not want to do royalty and have not done so far. Whether to marry or not is a person’s thought and decision. No one can pressurize marriage for this.
But one such news has come out from Iran Whoever does not get married till the age of 28 years, should be charged as much tax as the expenses incurred on the marriage of a couple. Not only this, but unmarrieds also should not be given important roles like teaching in universities and higher managerial positions in the country.
Debate broke out on social media
let me tell you that after giving a proposal in Parliament, he said that its purpose is to increase the number of soldiers in the army. This will strengthen the country. There has been a debate on social media regarding this proposal.
People are also giving their reactions on Twitter with #compulsorymarriage. One user wrote, ‘If this rule is implemented, then I will be entitled to the prize of a car or a house first because I got married in 18 years. Will I get any benefit from this?
Another user wrote, ‘I am not worried about the age of marriage, but I am worried that the next bill should not be introduced in Parliament that even a child should be on mandatory age before 30 years’.
One user wrote, ‘I am now only one year, one month and 12 days behind from my marriage’.Fall in birth rate there has been a steady decline in the birth rate in Iran.
The birth rate has fallen by 2.97% in 2020 and 2.88% in 2019. Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wants the country’s population to double from 8.18 crore by 2050.
This is the reason why the government in Iran has taken several steps like starting a matrimonial site for virgins. But even then, people do not want to get married.
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In Iran, the legal age of marriage for girls and boys is 18 and 20 years respectively, although, despite this, marriage is allowed in 13 and 15 years. Men in Iran are currently getting married at an average age of 28.1, while girls are getting married at an average of 23.4 years.