Allahabad HC on Triple Talaq: Manner of divorce questions 'equality'

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The court further said the basic and human rights cannot be exploited on the basis of gender.

The rights of any person including Muslim women cannot be violated in the name of 'personal law'
The rights of any person including Muslim women cannot be violated in the name of 'personal law'

Allahabad: Reacting strongly on the burning issue of Triple Talaq, the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday said the rights of any person including Muslim women cannot be violated in the name of 'personal law'.


The court further said the basic and human rights cannot be exploited on the basis of gender.

 

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"A Muslim husband cannot give divorce in such a manner which would put a question mark on equal rights," the court observed.

Allahabad High Court


The court also said that personal law may be applicable only within the purview of the Constitution adding that fatwa, which is contrary to the justice system is not valid.


"No fatwa can be contrary to someone's rights," the court said. (With ANI inputs)








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