Muslim Women Send 'Rakhis' To PM Modi And CM Yogi On Raksha Bandhan

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| August 5 , 2017 , 15:26 IST

On the occasion of Indian festival 'Raksha Bandhan', the Muslim women from Uttar Pradesh are sending 'rakhis' to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath for raising the issue of injustice against women through triple talaq.

The Prime Minister and UP Chief Minister both have raised their voices against the injustice that is meted out on the Muslim women with triple talaq. The BJP leaders have also called to abolish this malpractice from the country.

Calling triple talaq a 'bad social practice', the Prime Minister himself has on many occasions urged the people to not 'politicise' the issue and find a viable solution.

Several Muslim women and women rights activists have been fighting the issue as it puts a great burden on the women belonging to Muslim community. Women have challenged the practice as husbands often call 'talaq' thrice in one sitting while some even do it over phone calls or text messages, leaving the women helpless.

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While the issue is a social malpractice and largely criticised, the case in under Supreme Court's glasses. The Supreme Court on May 18 reserved its verdict on the batch of petitions challenging the legal validity of the triple talaq.

The five-judge Constitution bench comprising Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar, Justice Kurian Joseph, Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman, Justice Uday Umesh Lalit and Justice S. Abdul Nazeer reserved their verdict on the case after all the involved parties including the Central government, All India Muslim Personal Law Board and All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board made their submissions.