Is it possible to remmarry another person Without Giving Divorce?

A person is married for 16 years and is living without the spouse for last 4 years. Is it okay for the person to marry someone else without giving divorce? If not, is there any punishable offense that the spouse can be charged with? If the marriage happens with mutual consent. ( The person is a Hindu)

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The spouse must take legal divorce otherwise the husband spouse will be punishable for 494 IPC 7 years imprisonment. If the wife is residing with another person without divorce then that male person may be booked for 498 IPC that is enticing a married woman.

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