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Allahabad HC on Triple Talaq: Muslim Personal Law is not above Constitution

Allahabad High Court on Tuesday reprimanded the Muslim clerics for issuing fatwas on the matters related to Triple Talaq. The high court observed making unconstitutional statements in the name of fatwas cannot be permitted.


By   |  Updated On : May 09, 2017 12:33 PM
Allahabad HC on Triple Talaq: Fatwas cannot cross constitutional boundaries (File Photo)

Allahabad HC on Triple Talaq: Fatwas cannot cross constitutional boundaries (File Photo)

New Delhi :  

Allahabad High Court on Tuesday reprimanded the Muslim clerics for issuing fatwas on the matters related to Triple Talaq. The high court observed making unconstitutional statements in the name of fatwas cannot be permitted. 

Personal laws can only be applied within the ambit of equal human rights, the court said. 

It is not fair to violate human rights on the basis of gender. 

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First Published: Tuesday, May 09, 2017 11:23 AM


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