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Muslim Personal Law Board's crucial meet begins in Hyderabad

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

The three-day of (AIMPLB), the apex body of Indian Muslims, began here on evening with the meeting of its

The 50-member executive, being presided over by AIMPLB Maulana Rabey Hasani Nadvi, is discussing triple talaq bill, community reforms campaign and other issues.

The meeting, which began amid tight security at an auditorium in the complex, will also set the agenda for the deliberations in the general body, scheduled to meet on Saturday and Sunday.

AIMPLB presented his report on the action taken on the decisions of the previous

The is discussing the developments with regard to triple talaq bill, which is pending in Rajya Sabha.

AIMPLB had said on Thursday that the bill had many flaws and lacunae and hence it was unacceptable to them in its present form.

He said that the board is ready to welcome the bill if all the flaws are removed. He alleged that though the stated objective of the bill is to ban the practice of instant triple talaq, the real intention of the government is to do away with the system of talaq.

The will also review the progress made in the country-wide campaign for community reforms. It will discuss proposals to further strengthen the campaign to reach every village and every household.

The meeting will discuss how to effectively use to inform people of the board's activities.

The executive members include MIM and

The general body meeting will be attended by the executive,

More than 500 leading religious scholars and prominent leaders representing all Islamic schools of thought will attend the meet.

The meeting will discuss triple talaq bill in detail and will review Babri Masjid case, currently being heard in the

It will also take stock of the cases relating to Muslim Personal Law and pending in different courts besides working out the strategy on triple talaq bill.

The will chalk out roadmap for the next one year and approve the budget.



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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 20:50 IST