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Muslim Personal Law Board to challenge triple talaq bill in Supreme Court

Legal committee of AIMPLB to meet after 'bakrid' to take final call

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
With Rajya Sabha, on Tuesday, passing the triple talaq bill making it a criminal offence attracting jail term of up to three years, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) on Thursday said it was likely to be challenged in the Supreme Court.

AIMLB convenor Zafaryab Jilani told Business Standard that the legal committee of the Board would meet after bakrid, falling on August 12, and take a final call on the issue. “Most likely, the triple talaq bill will be challenged in the apex court,” he said.

Jilani said when the triple talaq ordinance was issued, the AIMPB

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First Published: Aug 01 2019 | 4:17 PM IST

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