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Triple talaq unconstitutional, violates rights of Muslim women: Allahabad HC

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The Allahabad High Court said, “Triple talaq is unconstitutional, it violates the rights of Muslim women. No personal law board is above the Constitution.”
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday said that the practice of triple talaq among Muslims is unconstitutional and it violates the rights of women. The high court said that no personal law board is above the Constitution. It said, “Triple talaq is unconstitutional, it violates the rights of Muslim women. No personal law board is above the Constitution.” The high court’s order deals with the plea by a Muslim man and his second wife seeking protection against police action. The court didn’t pronounce on legality of triple talaq saying that the Supreme Court is seized of matter but observed that the practice of triple talaq is cruel and demeaning. However, the court left the issues of divorce to the first wife through triple talaq as well as second marriage open andn simply dismissed the man’s plea of protection.

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