SC to hear plea on Criminalisation of Nikah Halala and Polygamy on March 26

Supreme Court to listen to plea submitted by 1, Nafisa Khan, on criminalisation of nikah halala and polygamy on March 26.

The Public Fascination Litigation (PIL) submitted by the law firm, Ashwini Upadhyay, has also urged the apex court docket to declare both equally the procedures as violation of fundamental legal rights. Even further, the PIL also urged the top rated court docket to declare ‘Nikah Halala’ as rape below 375 IPC and declare ‘polygamy’, an offence below 494 IPC and also triple talaq, an offence below 498 IPC.

The apply of ‘Nikah Halala’ calls for the divorced lady to marry an individual else, consummate the marriage and then get a divorce in order to once again marry her 1st spouse below the Muslim personal law.  Nevertheless, there are many conditions in which the apply has been misused and there are many social media pages and websites that supply halala marriage companies to girls who have been divorced by their 1st spouse.

Final year, an India Nowadays report stated that Islamic scholars billed a significant sum for 1 night stands with divorced Muslim girls on the lookout to resuscitate their marriage.  One scholar, who is married even went to the extent and reported that he does not have to have to tell his wife to participate in Nikah Halala.