The Supreme court on Tuesday held triple talaq being practiced by Muslim community as “Unconstitutional” arbitrary and not part of Islam.
A five Judge constitutional bench by 3.2 majority judgment said there is no constitutional protection for triple talaq. Justice Kurien Joseph , Rohinton fail Nariman and Udey Umesh lalit held that triple talaq is not integral to Islam , is banned in law and lacks approval of the Shariat .
However , The chief Justice J. S Khehar and Justice S. Abudul Nazir in a minority judgment said “triple talaq is integral to Islamic practice and enjoys constitutional protection.
Khahar in his Judgement urged parliament to pass law to deal with the issue . He however injected Muslim men from pronouncing instant triple talaq for next six month within which he implored the political parties to shed their difference and enact a law.