Polygamy in Islam is followed by many Muslims. Gujarat High Court, however, has raised questions and has said that Muslims have started practicing polygamy for their selfish needs and are taking undue advantage of the rule.
An Indonesian district has ordered male civil servants to pay $80 to marry a second wife to crack down on polygamy, officials said Wednesday, but activists criticised it as a "crazy" bid to profit from the practice.
South African President Jacob Zuma
received a royal welcome on Wednesday as he began a state visit to
Britain with colour and pomp, although a row over his polygamy
threatened to cloud the trip from the start.