Hindi literature has been a reflection of the times in the last year, not simply walking the path of power and market forces.
Reports published by the Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan leave several questions about Muslim personal law unanswered.
It is high time for the Muslim women to know that triple talaq is un-Quranic and needs to be fought against.
Muslim personal laws and Indian secular laws already provide a two-tiered system of protection for Muslim women.
In a statement, 227 Muslim men have issued a call to ban the practices and said that they support the women challenging them.
A woman spokesperson for the All India Muslim Personal Law Board said that most Muslim women in the country did not agree with calls for the reform of Muslim personal law.
Muslim men are now also talking and speaking up against unjust anti-women practices. They are no longer willing to remain mute spectators and be scared of the conservative forces within the community.
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Bano is challenging the practices of instant triple talaq, polygamy, and halala in the Supreme Court, arguing that they are unconstitutional and violative of her fundamental rights.