Triple Talaq Victim Reaches Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath’s ‘Janta Darbar’, Seeks Justice
New Delhi, Nov 20: Even after the Supreme Court banned controversial Islamic practice ‘Triple Talaq’, a woman from Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh was given divorce on phone by uttering ‘talaq’ thrice. The woman has approached Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath seeking justice.
Adityanath on Tuesday held his Janta Darbar (public meeting) at Gorakhnath temple in his constituency Gorakhpur. Scores of people have lined up at the temple to raise their complaints
Talking to ANI, the victim said,”My husband gave me Triple Talaq over the phone and also threatened to kill me. A law should be made to stop this. Today, I have come to CM’s Janta Darbar, so, I can narrate my story to him.”
My husband gave me Triple Talaq over the phone and also threatened to kill me. A law should be made to stop this. Today, I have come to CM's Janta Darbar, so, I can narrate my story to him: Triple Talaq victim from Ramapur pic.twitter.com/nfJVjNOtm9
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Earlier on Sunday, a similar incident was reported from Hyderabad where a woman had claimed that she was given triple talaq over phone. The woman named Athiya Begum said that a month after their wedding, her husband Sheikh Sardar Mazhar went out of the house. Within few hours, he called and gave her ‘triple talaq’ over phone on November 13.
On August 22, the Supreme Court had banned the 1400 year old Islamic practice of instant triple talaq among Sunni Muslims and set it aside on several grounds including that it was against the basic tenets of the Holy Quran and violated the Islamic law Shariat.