New bill to end instant triple talaq this winter session - Eastern Eye

New bill to end instant triple talaq this winter session

The central government plans to bring in legislation to ban instant triple talaq, or talaq-e-biddat, in the Winter session of Parliament, providing a legal framework to prosecute Muslim men calling off marriages using a custom outlawed by the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court, in August, had passed the order terming the system of instant Talaq as unconstitutional. If a suitable law is introduced then it will make the practice an offence under the penal provisions of the country. Once the law is made to make the triple talaq an offence, the victims will have the option of approaching the police and…

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