The Allahabad High Court has not “struck down” Triple Talaq

Aditya AK December 8 2016

Contrary to various news reports, the Allahabad High Court did not determine the constitutionality or the legality of the Islamic practice of triple talaq. It did, however, note that its “judicial conscience” was disturbed by the practice, which it described as a “monstrosity”.

In a judgment dated November 5 this year, Justice Suneet Kumar had made a number of observations on the practice, the constitutionality of which is currently under . . .

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