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Another Petition Challenging Talaq-e-Hasan Filed in Delhi High Court, HC Issues Notice

Lawstreet Journal 28 Jun 2022 4:01pm

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The Delhi High Court has requested statements from the Delhi Police and a Muslim man after his wife challenged a Talaq-e-Hasan notice that he purportedly sent.

Last week, vacation judge Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma issued a notice.

He has instructed the respondents to submit their responses by August 18, when the full bench will hear the case.

Talaq-e-Hasan is the ritual that allows a Muslim man to divorce his wife by pronouncing the word "talaq" once every month for three months.

Benazeer Heena has filed a petition challenging the practise of Talaq-e-Hasan divorce before the Supreme Court.

Advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay had filed an urgent plea in the Supreme Court to hear the matter before the third and final notice of talaq gets served to Benazir Hina However Supreme Court dismissed the petition for urgent hearing of the matter, which has now unfortunately led to the unilateral talaq of Petitioner Benazeer Heena. A letter seeking urgent listing of the plea challenging Talaq-e-Hasan was sent to Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana’s Court, but it was dismissed.

Raziya Naaz, represented by Advocate Shubham Jha, has filed the petition with the Delhi High Court.

In September 2020, Naaz claimed to have married a man named Shahshan Alam Khan. She said that her husband's relatives forced her mother to organise an extravagant wedding and demanded dowry. When her family refused to comply with her unjustified demands for cash and expensive gifts, she was subjected to physical and mental torture. As… Continue Reading...

Tagged: Talaq-e-Hasan   Delhi High Court   Benazeer Heena   Justice Dinesh Kumar Sharma   Advocate Ashwini Upadhyay   Constitution of India   Advocates Mohan S   Advocate Shubham Jha   Advocate Rachita Garg  
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