Petition filed in Bombay High Court challenging Triple Talaq Ordinance [Read Petition]

Aditya AK September 24 2018

A petition has been filed in the Bombay High Court challenging the validity of The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, which seeks to criminalize the practice of Triple Talaq, as per news reports.

Filed by Masood Ansari and four others, the petition claims that the provisions making the practice of instant Triple Talaq a criminal offence are "illegal, null, void, unreasonable and arbitrary".

Specifically, Sections 4 and 7 of the Ordinance have been challenging as being ultra . . .

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