UP India’s first state to endorse Centre’s triple talaq draft bill
Uttar Pradesh has become the first State to endorse the Central government’s draft bill that makes instant triple talaq a cognisable and non-bailable offence. The draft law, which provides for three-year imprisonment and a fine to a man trying to divorce his wife by uttering “talaq” three times, got the State government’s approval at a Cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in Lucknow on December 5, 2017.
Topics: Conflict of divorce laws • Divorce in Islam • Government of India • Islam in India • Legislatures • Lok Sabha • Marriage in Islam • The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act • Triple talaq in India • Yogi Adityanath
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