Abolish triple talaq soon: UP woman urges PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath as her husband threatens with divorce after birth of girl child

PM Narendra Modi's pitch against 'triple talaq' has added fuel to the contentious debate on the Muslim divorce practice.

By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Apr 22, 2017, 10:45 AM IST
Abolish triple talaq soon: UP woman urges PM Modi, Yogi Adityanath as her husband threatens with divorce after birth of girl child
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Sambhal: A woman has lodged a complaint against her husband who allegedly threatened her with triple talaq, after she gave birth to a girl child.

In her complaint, the woman claimed that her husband has threatened her to give triple talaq soon.

She added that he was also about to marry another woman.

"I got married four years ago and after eight months of my marriage, I came back home. They used to beat and harass me for dowry every day. They even tried killing me many times. The situation became worst when I gave birth to a girl baby. They wanted to accept neither me nor my child. Now, my husband wants to get married again. I want our Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to abolish triple talaq soon," said victim.

Notably, PM Narendra Modi's pitch against 'triple talaq' has added fuel to the contentious debate on the Muslim divorce practice, with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday saying those silent on the issue were as "guilty" as the ones practising it.

Drawing an analogy between the silence of politicians on triple talaq and that of the nobles during the disrobing of 'Draupadi' in the Mahabharata, the UP CM said in Lucknow, "Those in the political class that are keeping mum need to be put in the dock along with the perpetrators of the crime and their accomplices." 

Modi has dubbed triple talaq as a "bad social practice", saying that such practices can be ended by social awakening.

He has also stressed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) does not want a conflict in the society for this.

 

Meanwhile, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has issued appeals to all maulanas and imams of mosques to read out the code of conduct during Friday `namaz` and emphasise on its implementation.

The Board has made it clear that it will not tolerate any interference in the Shariat laws, and claimed that majority of the Muslims in the country do not want any change in their personal law.

(With Agency inputs)