SC to hear pleas against polygamy, nikah halala among Muslim ..

Source: Times of India

The Supreme Court Monday said it will hear after the winter break the pleas challenging practices of polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ among Muslims.

The issue was mentioned before a bench comprising Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant which said the matter cannot be heard immediately and will be listed on reopening of the the apex court after winter break in January 2019.

The plea was mentioned by advocate and BJP politician Ashwini Upadhyay, who has sought a direction to declare polygamy and ‘nikah halala’ among Muslims as unconstitutional and illegal.

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