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Triple Talaq Verdict: SC Declares Practice 'Unconstitutional' With 3:2 Majority

Aug 22, 2017 12:38 PM IST India India

In a landmark judgment, the 5-judge bench of the Supreme Court has struck down the regressive practice of Triple Talaq. The constitution bench, headed by the Chief Justice JS Khehar, delivered a spilt verdict (3:2) invalidating the practice as part of the Muslim Personal Law. The apex court asked the Parliament to bring in a new legislation in place of the instant talaq.