Vol. 4, Issue 2 (2018)
Legislative attempt to criminalize Triple Talaq: A critical analysis of Shayra Bano’s Judgement
Author(s): Mohsin Raza, Hadiya Khan
Abstract: The Triple Talaq, a scorching issue is set aside by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India by the majority decision of 3:2 in August, 2017, quoting that Triple Talaq is not an integral part of fundamentals of Islamic Laws. Later, a bill named ‘The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 had also been introduced in Lower chamber of Parliament of India by the Hon’ble Minister Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad (Ministry of Law and Justice) regarding the protection of rights of Muslim married woman and which criminalises the pronouncement of Triple Talaq by a Muslim husband to his wife. The researcher in this article has focused on the analysis of the Judgement of the apex court and the important clauses of the said bill respectively.