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Will only look at legal aspect of triple talaq: SC

DNMUM383282 | 2/15/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :499 | India



New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday clarified that it would only look into the legality of triple talaq, and not delve into the dangerous waters of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC). In this regard, the three-judge bench asked all the parties concerned to sit together and come up with a list of issues that need to be debated.
During the course of the hearing, the three-judge bench said it would consider whether Muslim Personal Law is an integral part of Islam, as it has been interpreted and changed in other Islamic countries, including Pakistan, to accommodate modern day challenges. A list of tentative issues discussed by the court also included, as to whether the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat Application Act of 1937) is unconstitutiona
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