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Amid raging debate over triple talaq, woman divorced via letter in Meerut

PM Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath have advocated for the rights of Muslim women and called for the abolition of the triple talaq and nikah halala.


Amid raging debate over triple talaq, woman divorced via letter in Meerut
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Meerut: Amid the raging debate over triple talaq, a Muslim woman, hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Meerut, claimed her husband wrote the three words in a letter to divorce her.

The distressed woman refused to accept the 'divorce letter' calling it invalid and accused the police of not acting against her husband even after her repeated complaints.

Notably, PM Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath have advocated for the rights of Muslim women and called for the abolition of the triple talaq and nikah halala.

A five-judge Constitutional bench will begin in hearing of a batch of pleas challenging constitutional validity of 'triple talaq', 'nikah halala' and polygamy among Muslims from May 11.

Several women have filed a petition before the Supreme Court seeking the quashing of the triple talaq practice.

Woman utters triple talaq to divorce her husband

A woman in UP broke the proverbial glass ceiling by uttering triple talaq to divorce her husband and free herself from his atrocities over dowry.

Amreen Bano uttered the word 'talaq' thrice at the Inspector General of Police's office on Wednesday in the presence of media.

She asserted that if men can divorce their wives by saying 'talaq' thrice, why can't women do the same.

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