New Code of Conduct to be Issued for Triple Talaq, Says AIMPLB

Amidst the brouhaha over the SC verdict, a Muslim woman asserts how she has many concerns other than Triple Talaaq.

“Those who give triple talaq without Sharia reasons will face social boycott,” said All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) member Maulana Khalid R Firangi during its executive meeting on Sunday.

The board further said that there has been “misunderstanding” on the matter and that a “code of conduct” will be issued on it.

AIMPLB General Secretary Maulana Wali RehmaniA code of conduct for talaq is being issued. With its help, the real picture of Shariat directives will be brought out on the talaq issue. If talaq is given without Shariat reasons, those involved will be socially boycotted.

The board is issuing appeals to all maulanas and imams of mosques to read out the code of conduct during Friday namaz and emphasise on its implementation, he said.

Recently, the AIMPLB Vice President Kalbe Sadiq had said that pronouncing triple talaq in one go “is not right” and that an amendment to the rule is the “need of the hour”.

Striking a defiant posture on the contentious issue of triple talaq, the AIMPLB also asserted that it had the “constitutional” right to implement Muslim personal law.

Rehmani had earlier said that in the recent signature campaign initiated by the AIMPLB across the country, both men and women have said that the Constitution of India guarantees them the provision to practice their own religion.

He had also urged that no roadblocks should be put in the implementation of the personal laws.

The Union government had on 7 October last year opposed in the Supreme Court the practice of triple talaq, nikah halala and polygamy among Muslims and favoured a re-look on grounds like gender equality and secularism.

(With inputs from PTI)

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