SC TO HEAR PETITIONS CHALLENGING THE CONSTITUTIONAL VALIDITY OF POLYGAMY AND NIKAH HALALA
On Friday, 20th January 2023, the Supreme Court said a five-judge bench will hear a batch of five-judge petitions challenging the constitutional validity of polygamy and nikah halala practice among Muslims. BJP leader and lawyer Ashwini Upadhyay and some Muslim women, including, Naisa Hasan, Shabnam, Farzana, Samina Begum, and Mohsin Kathiri, have filed petitions challenging the constitutional validity of polygamy and nikah halala. All these petitions have sought that these practices of Muslim society should be declared unconstitutional and illegal. The petitioners contended that practices such as polygamy and nikah halala violate the fundamental rights of Muslim women.
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- 23 Jan 2023