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Clerics term Muslim Women Bill as interference into Shariat

Press Trust of India  |  Patna 

A congregation of Muslim clerics has termed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 as Centre's "interference" into Shariat law.

The congregation which was named as "Deen Bacho, Desh Bachao conference" was organised by Imarat Shariah at Phulwari Sharif, Patna, yesterday.

The congregation passed an unanimous resolution demanding that the bill be withdrawn.

Presiding the conference, Imarat Shariah - Bihar, and Odisha - Amir-e-Shariyat appealed to the people to find out solutions to their problems within the ambit of the Constitution.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 10:30 IST