Free Press Journal

Supreme Court concludes hearing, reserves verdict on triple talaq


New Delhi: The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on a batch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the practice of triple talaq among Muslims.

Also Read: Will deal with only triple talaq due to paucity of time: Supreme Court

A five-judge Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar heard the issue for six days during which various parties including the Centre, All India Muslim Personal Law Board, All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board and various others made the submissions.

The bench, also comprising Justices Kurian Joseph, R F Nariman, U U Lalit and Abdul Nazeer, had begun the hearing on May 11.