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Muslim woman can also pronounce Triple Talaq, decide on nikahnama: AIMPLB

Women can ask for very high 'mehr' amount in case of talaq, says Muslim board to SC

ANI  |  New Delhi 

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that marriage in the Muslim community is a contract and in order to protect their interests, they can put special emphasis on certain clauses in 'nikahnama'. The board further said that a Muslim woman had every right to pronounce Triple Talaq in all forms, and also ask for very high 'mehr' amount in case of talaq. This came in response to when Chief Justice of India (CJI) Jagdish Singh Khehar asked AIMPLB counsel Kapil Sibal if it is possible to give bride the right to not accept ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 15:59 IST
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