SC declares triple talaq unconstitutional, un-Islamic

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court, by majority judgement, today declared the practice of triple talaq in one go as unconstitutional.

The judgement was delivered by a five-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar and comprising Justices R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Kurian Joseph and Abdul Nazir.

The three judges (Mr Nariman, Mr Lalit and Mr Joseph) said that the triple talaq was unconstitutional and un-Islamic.

However, the two judges (Mr Nazeer and Mr Kehar) gave a dissenting judgement.

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