New Code of Conduct to be Issued for Triple Talaq, Says AIMPLB
New Code of Conduct to be Issued for Triple Talaq, Says AIMPLB
Those misusing triple talaq will face social boycott, says All India Muslim Personal Law Board
18 April, 2017, 03:01
Refusing to accept any interferences from the "outside" to curb the practice, the board maintained it was its "constitutional" right to get the Muslim personal law implemented.
The court will hear pleas filed several Muslim women challenging the practice under which men can divorce their wives instantly by uttering the word talaq thrice.
The board has made it clear that it will not tolerate any interference in the Shariat laws, and claimed an overwhelming majority of the Muslims in the country do not want any change in their personal laws.
With a group of Muslim women approaching the Supreme Court over the practice of triple talaq, Samajwadi Party leader and former UP minister Azam Khan on Sunday said no matter what the verdict is "Muslim men will follow the Shariat".
"Merely boycotting those who give talaq without Sharia reasons will not suffice as it will not do any justice to the aggrieved woman".
There will be a five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court that will start hearing petitions against triple talaq from May 11.
While referring to Triple Talaq Prime Minister Modi vowed to provide justice to Muslim women on the other hand the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) called for social boycott of those misusing the privilege granted by Islam.
The Union government had on 7 October past year opposed in the Supreme Court the practice of triple talaq, nikah halala and polygamy among Muslims and favoured a re-look on grounds like gender equality and secularism.
Differences over practice of Triple Talaq exist in the Islamic Sharia since the tenure of second Caliph Omar (RA).
A woman alleged that her husband has sent an SMS with "triple talaq" to divorce her after her family refused to give dowry, police said today.
AIMPLB Secretary Zafrab Jilani told ANI, "The schemes of the welfare of Muslims which were being carried out upto 2014, have been virtually stopped".
Abbas said many Muslim countries have already put an end to the practice as it is directly linked to the lives of Muslim women.
"We do not want that there is conflict within the Muslim community over this issue".
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