Nine British Muslims have cycled 3,000 km from London to Madinah in 6 weeks to perform Hajj Featured Life 

Nine British Muslims have cycled 3,000 km from London to Madinah in 6 weeks to perform Hajj

Hajj Riders, A group of nine British pilgrims cycled 3,000 km on their way to Madinah covering lands such as France, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Italy, Greece and Egypt in their six-week long journey from London. The group was accorded a warm welcome by Saudi authorities and cycling enthusiasts. Saudi Cyclist Association and Taibah Cyclist Association, under the patronage of Saudi Sports Authority, received the pilgrims at a traditional ceremony by beating drums and showering rose petals. The pilgrims were allowed to drive directly to the Prophet’s Mosque where they offered…

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All India Muslim Personal Law Board welcomes Triple Talaq verdict by Supreme Court

All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) has welcomed the Supreme Court judgement in regard to the SC’s verdict on triple talaq being un-constitutional.  Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court by a majority verdict set aside the practice of divorce through triple talaq among Muslims, saying the practice was void, illegal and unconstitutional. The press release issued by AIMPLB states, “Since the judgement accords with protection to Muslim Personal law and says that personal laws cannot be tested by courts on the grounds of violation of fundamental rights. The…

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Triple Talaq unconstitutional, Historic Supreme Court judgement by majority of 32 Current Affairs 

Triple Talaq unconstitutional, Supreme Court historic judgement by majority of 3:2

The Supreme Court in a historic verdict today ruled that divorce among Muslims through the practice of triple talaq was “void, illegal and unconstitutional”. It struck down the validity of instant triple talaq by a majority of 3:2. Two judges ( Justice Nariman and Justice Lalit) set it aside terming it unconstitutional, Justice Joseph set it aside on ground that it is against the teachings of Qur’an. A bench comprising five judges, headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, had reserved its verdict on May 18, six days after the hearing began on May 11.…

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