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Supreme Court declares instant triple talaq unconstitutional: Top reactions

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declared the controversial practice of instant triple talaq among Muslims as unconstitutional in a 3-2 verdict on Tuesday.


By   |  Updated On : August 23, 2017 07:42 AM
Supreme Court declares triple talaq unconstitutional: Top reactions

Supreme Court declares triple talaq unconstitutional: Top reactions

New Delhi :  

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declared the controversial practice of instant triple talaq among Muslims as unconstitutional in a 3-2 verdict on Tuesday.

The Apex court referred to abolition of instant triple talaq in Islamic countries and asked why can't independent India get rid of it. SC holds instant triple talaq unconstitutional and strikes it down by 3:2 majority.

Justice Nariman, Lalit and Kurien say Triple Talaq is unconstitutional, oppose the view of Justice Nazir and CJI Khehar. 

After this landmark verdict on Triple Talaq, there was expression of emotions and reactions on social media. Let's scroll through some of the top reactions on the issue.

The students wing of BJP ABVP‏ @ABVPVoice tweets  We welcome #SupremeCourt's historic verdict that strikes down #TripleTalaq. This great step will empower 90 million #Muslim women in India!

It's a good judgement and its another step towards gender justice and gender equality: Maneka Gandhi, Union Minister #TripleTalaq

Welcome SC 's judgement, request Central Govt to bring in a legislation soon: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Congratulations to muslim womens on getting their right. Trple tlq is unconstitutional from today.We welcome of this decision #TripleTalaq

It shouldn't matter whether #TripleTalaq is Islamic or un-Islamic, has blessing of Quran or not. It is inhuman and unjust. It has to go, says Abhijit Majumdar.

First Published: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 11:35 AM


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