SC declares instant triple talaq unconstitutional: Read the full judgment here
The Supreme Court by a majority verdict on Tuesday set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq.Updated: Aug 22, 2017 20:15 IST
The Supreme Court by a majority verdict on Tuesday set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq, saying the practice was void, illegal and unconstitutional.
The apex court held that the triple talaq was against the basic tenets of Quran.
“In view of the different opinions recorded by a majority of 3:2, the practice of ‘talaq-e-biddat’ – triple talaq is set aside,” a five-judge constitution bench said in a 395-page order.
Here’s a look at the complete verdict:
(With agency inputs)
First Published: Aug 22, 2017 13:09 IST