Draft law to make triple talaq illegal, attracting a 3-year jail term

Dec 02, 2017, 12:48 IST | Agencies

Giving instant triple talaq will be illegal and void and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband, according to a draft law aimed to curb the practice, which continues despite the Supreme Court striking it down

Giving instant triple talaq will be illegal and void and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband, according to a draft law aimed to curb the practice, which continues despite the Supreme Court striking it down.

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The draft 'Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill' was sent to the state governments on Friday for their views, a senior government functionary said. They have been asked to respond to it urgently, he said.

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