Triple Talaq is a serious issue, says Supreme Court

By: | Updated: June 29, 2016 3:07 PM

The issue of triple talaq has to be examined on the touchstone of constitutional framework & earlier verdicts, the Supreme Court said this on Wednesday and listed the matter for further hearing on September 6.

tripple talaqA number of Muslims have been demanding a ban on practice of Triple Talaq and terming it as ‘un-Islamic’. (Reuters)

The issue of triple talaq has to be examined on the touchstone of constitutional framework & earlier verdicts, the Supreme Court said this on Wednesday and listed the matter for further hearing on September 6.

The Chief Justice of India asked all concerned respondents to frame legal issues concerning the matter and also observed that its a serious subject.

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A number of Muslims have been demanding a ban on practice of Triple Talaq and terming it as ‘un-Islamic’. Many claim that the practice has been used by misinterpreting the Sharia law and Quran.

Muslim men can divorce their wives by just repeating the word Talaq thrice. The case against the practice came into highlights after one Shayra Banu challenged the personal law justice citing her fundamental rights.

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