BJP leader filed PIL in Supreme Court to declare Nikah Halala as ‘rape’ Current Affairs 

BJP leader filed PIL in Supreme Court to declare Nikah Halala as ‘rape’

New Delhi: BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay filed a fresh Public Interest Litigation (PIL) on Monday in the Supreme Court demanding to declare Nikah Halala as rape and polygamy an offence under IPC and declare them ‘unconstitutional’. Delhi based lawyer, has also urged the apex court to declare both the practices as violation of fundamental rights guaranteed to Muslim women under Articles 14 (right to equality), 15 (right to non-discrimination) and 21 (right to life and liberty) of the Constitution. Further, the PIL also urged the top court to declare…

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