Sadiq agreed that triple talaq has caused great suffering for many Muslim women, but the practice has been allowed till not since it was considered a personal affair for the community.
Under the triple talaq, a Muslim man can instantly divorce his wife by repeating "talaq" thrice.
'We have received 3.50 crore forms in favor of Shariyat and triple talaq from Muslim women in the country and the number of women against these are very less, ' chief organizer of the AIMPLB's women wing Asma Zohra said while addressing a gathering of around 20,000 women at a workshop in Eidgah on April 9.
This, in turn, the government contended, "impacts her status, her choices, her conduct and her right to a life with dignity".
The Uttar Pradesh government will take into account the views of the Muslim women on the issue of triple talaq and then present its side in the Supreme Court hearing the matter.
Rehana said, "I want to go in". The submissions drawn by advocate Madhvi Divan have been settled by Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi. Last year, the Supreme Court suo moto took cognisance of the issue whether Muslim women face gender discrimination due to triple talaq and polygamy.
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Pointing out that gender justice was a constitutional goal of overwhelming importance and magnitude, the Union government said the Fundamental Right to Equality takes within its fold, equality of status and the gender equality, gender equity and gender justice are values intrinsically entwined in guarantee of equality under Article 14.
"I believe every woman should get justice be it any caste or religion", he said.
April 12 (ANI): A day after All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) vice-president said that it would end the practice of triple talaq in 18 months, a muslim cleric said the former's statement was his personal view and not of the board.
Patriarchal values and traditional notions about the role of women in society, says the Centre are an "impediment to the goal of achieving social democracy" and they are "likely to hold back the community at large, resulting in lopsided development and pockets of social backwardness ..."
Nissa's suicide comes at a time when triple talaq has turned into a raging debate in the country.