Whether a valid marriage took place between the accused and the other woman (Kasturi)?
Whether the ceremony of Saptapadi was essential to hold a marriage valid?
Special provision regarding suyamariyathai and seerthiruththa marriages-
(1) This section shall apply to any marriage between any two Hindus, whether called suyamariyathai marriage or seerthiruththa marriage or by any other name, solemnized in the presence of relatives friends or other persons-
(a) by each party to the marriage declaring in any language understood by the parties that each takes the other to be his wife or, as the case may be, her husband;
(b) by each party to the marriage garlanding the other or putting a ring upon any finger of the other;
(c) by the tying of the thali.