Photos of Imran Khan’s New Wife in Purdah Spark Twitter Debate

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party chief and former cricketer Imran Khan tied the knot for the third time with his spiritual guide Bushra Maneka in a low-key ceremony in Lahore.

The photos, released by PTI's media wing, show Khan, 65, in nikah photos with his newest wife:

Last month, media reports quoted Khan as saying:

"I would like to reiterate that every time I met her, with family and alone, she has been in purdah (veil). My interest in her lies in the fact that I have not seen or met anyone with her level of spirituality." - Imran Khan

Twitter ended up divided over if the purdah, whether voluntary or not, is violative of women’s rights.

Glorifying the Purdah a Sexist Proposition?

On the Other Hand, Freedom of Choice?

Is Imran Khan trying to ditch his past ‘playboy’ image with his multiple wives, and cultivate a more religious, conservative one for political ends through virtue-signalling via his new wife?

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