“Bad in theology, good in law” The minority decision in the #TripleTalaq case

Aditya AK August 22 2017

In 1906, the Bombay High Court’s SL Batchelor held the practice of Talaq-e-Bidaat to be “good in law, though bad in theology”, while dismissing the plaint of a Muslim woman.

One hundred and eleven years later, a Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court has, in a historic judgment, set aside the practice of Triple Talaq as unconstitutional. The minority judgment delivered by Chief Justice JS Khehar and Justice

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