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Triple Talaq Judgment and After

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s move to push a law criminalising triple talaq has been met with mixed responses. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has been campaigning against the judgment and law by evoking fears of a uniform civil code and mobilising mass rallies of Muslim women across the country. On the other hand, Muslim women and civil society have been asserting their opposition to triple talaq while negotiating with the state on suitable forms of legislation.

The push for change was historic; the backlash has been equally fierce. Political interests have played their own cynical role in provoking the backlash and in polarising opinion on communal lines.

But this time, women are determined not to lose out, as they did three decades ago.

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Updated On : 4th May, 2018

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