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Instigation by parents or relatives leads to triple talaq: Survey


The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned the practice of triple talaq, or instant divorce, practised by some in the Muslim community, saying it was unconstitutional. The court in a 3:2 verdict struck down talaq-e-biddat and directed the centre to come up with a law to govern Muslim marriages and divorces.

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What are the top reasons behind triple talaq

According to the survey by Delhi-based Centre for Research and Debates in Development Policy, the top reasons behind Muslim men opting for triple talaq (divorce) are:

  • 13.27% instigated by parents/relatives
  • 8.41% did not meet their dowry demands
  • 7.96 % husband having extra marital affair
  • 7.08% Because women could not become pregnant
  • 4.42% sexual incompatibility
  • 3.54% husband does not like the wife
  • 0.44% spur of the moment temper
  • 0.88% Husband pronounced talaq under the influence of alcohol
  • 37.61% other reasons

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