Instant divorce is unconstitutional in India, finally

Published: 24/08/2017
Instant divorce is unconstitutional in India, finally
Source: WWW.PRI.ORG

According to a Muslim custom that is rooted in tradition but not Islamic law, men have to say just three words to their wives if they want to dissolve their marriages. “Talaq, talaq, talaq” — and he’s divorced. But in India, a group of women petitioned the Indian Supreme Court to end the practice. This week, the court ruled 3-2 that the three-word divorce was unconstitutional and illegal. Shayara

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