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On Talaq-E-Hasan PIL, SC Requests Petitioner To Mention Next Week

Lawstreet Journal 26 May 2022 1:45am

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On Wednesday, a petition challenging the Muslim personal law practice of divorce through Talaq-E-Hasan was mentioned before a vacation bench comprising Justices DY Chandrachud and Bela Trivedi of the Apex Court for urgent listing.

Senior Advocate Pinky Anand mentioned the PIL petition filed by journalist Benazeer Heena before a vacation bench, stating that the petitioner has received the second notice of talaq.

According to Talaq-E-Hasan, a Muslim man can divorce his wife by pronouncing 'Talaq' once a month for three months.

Ms. Anand submitted that,

"Notices have been issued through the lawyer for Talaq E Hasan. We're challenging the proceedings. First notice was issued on April 19. Now a second notice has been issued."

● Justice Chandrachud asked:

"Why under Article 32?"

● Anand replied:

"The issue  of only Talaq E Biddat was considered in Shayra Bano. Talaq-E-Hasan was left out. We are challenging it."

● Justice Chandrachud said:

"There is no urgency. We will keep it on the reopening day after vacations."

● Anand stated:

"By that time, the third talaq will be given and everything will be over. She has received the second notice on May 19 and on June 20 it will be over"

● Justice Chandrachud said:

"There is no urgency in this. You receive the first notice on April 19 and wait for a period to come here."

● Anand requested:

"By reopening everything will be over. It is about a woman being abused."

● Justice Chandrachud said:

"You mention it next week, take… Continue Reading...

Tagged: Benazeer Heena   Talaq-E-Hasan   Divorce   Justice Chandrachud   Justice Bela Trivedi   Senior Advocate Pinky Anand   Article 32   Constitution of India   CJI N.V. Ramana   Article 14   Article 15   Article 21   Article 25  
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