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Triple Talaq verdict today: What is at the heart of this case in SC?

NDA govt can legislate to outlaw Triple Talaq rather than asking SC to do it

Sanjay Hegde  |  New Delhi 

This article originally appeared on Business Standard on 30.05.2017. It is being republished in light of the Supreme Court delivering the verdict today to declare whether the Islamic practice of triple talaq is constitutionally valid or not.

A five-member bench, headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar, will pronounce the judgment. At the heart of the arguments in the Shayra Bano, Triple Talaq case being heard by a Constitution bench of the Supreme Court, is the submission that all laws, including personal religious laws, should accord with the fundamental rights of every citizen, man and ...

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First Published: Tue, August 22 2017. 08:43 IST
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