Instant triple talaq struck down: What the Maulvis are saying
The historic verdict on instant triple talaq pronounced by the Supreme Court had mixed reactions from various quarters. While many within the Muslim community had welcomed the verdict, there are others who felt that laws should be in accordance with the Shariat.
A senior Darul Uloom cleric told OneIndia that any new law that will be drafted by the Centre should be in accordance with the Shariat. Moreover the Centre must consult with the All Indian Muslim Personal Law Board before enacting any law.
Maulana Taslim Raza Khan, a senior cleric with Ala Hazrat said that for Muslims Shariat was the last word. A law must be brought in accordance with the Shariat or else it will not be acceptable he said.
An Imam from Bengaluru who did not want to be named said that the verdict was progressive. While laws must be framed in accordance with the Shariat, one must also take into account the concerns of the women, he said.
Several members of the Darul Uloom said that they hoped that the new law would be in accordance with the Shariat. No law must be framed in violation with the Shariat as it would not be acceptable the members said.
Overall the reactions from the Muslim community was mixed in nature. The Ala Hazrat said that the judgment was not in accordance with the provisions of the Shariat. There were others who called the verdict historic while some felt it amounted to unwanted interference. They said that interference with personal laws of Muslims was uncalled for.