Indian Muslim women wearing masks depicting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrate passing a law outlawing instant divorce practice. Photo: EPA-EFE
Arif A. Jamal
Opinion

Opinion

Arif A. Jamal

Criminalising talaq Muslim divorce in India is overkill

  • The controversial practice of instant divorce was already legally invalid – thanks to a 2017 ruling. So why the sudden need to criminalise it too?
  • Are Muslim practices being singled out for partisan, political reasons?

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Indian Muslim women wearing masks depicting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrate passing a law outlawing instant divorce practice. Photo: EPA-EFE
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