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Allahabad High Court declares triple talaq unconstitutional

It may be recalled that All India Muslim Personal Law Board had opposed the idea of declaring Triple Talaq as unconstitutional and also rejected the suggestion of Uniform Civil Code in the country. AIMPLB had attacked the Modi government and said that the Centre should not interfere in religion and termed the Law commission as biased claiming that it was working as a government body rather than being independent

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 8 Dec 2016 6:38 AM GMT

Allahabad High Court declares triple talaq unconstitutional
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Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court declared Triple Talaq as unconstitutional on Thursday. The court stated that the practice of triple talaq violates the rights of Muslim women.

The HC judge, Justice Suneet Kumar, warning the All India Muslim Personal law board for opposing the government's decision of implementing Uniform Civil Code in the country, said, "No Personal Law Board is above the Constitution."

It may be recalled that All India Muslim Personal Law Board had opposed the idea of declaring Triple Talaq as unconstitutional and also rejected the suggestion of Uniform Civil Code in the country.

AIMPLB had attacked the Modi government and said that the Centre should not interfere in religion and termed the Law commission as biased claiming that it was working as a government body rather than being independent.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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