Triple talaq: India considers jail for ‘instant divorce’

Triple Talaq

Divorce by a man saying “talaq” three times was declared unlawful in August. The Muslim Times has the best collection of articles for the Muslim Women Rights and promoting secularism in every country of the world

Source: BBC

Husbands who attempt “instant divorce” could be sentenced to three years in prison under draft legislation being considered in India.

The traditional practice involves a Muslim man saying “talaq” (divorce) three times – in any form, including email or text message.

It was declared unconstitutional by India’s Supreme Court in August, but officials say it has continued since.

The proposed law also provides for fines and support for affected women.
The draft Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill has now been sent to regional governments for consultation.

It would explicitly ban “triple talaq”, in line with the Supreme Court ruling, and lay out procedures legal procedures for a “subsistence allowance” and custody arrangements, the Press Trust of India said.

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5 replies

  1. kick him and shoot him if any animal resorts to instant three talaq. all human being should raise above their status and protect the right of women

  2. It is most misunderstood law among Muslims. And Mullahs give it a very twisted and distasteful version. The common misconception is that. Muslim can say TALAQ. TALAQ, TAKAQ, it’s all over and the divorce done. This is a mockery of the Islamic law.
    The law provides for divorce and remarry three times after which there is a different provision.

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