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Historic triple talaq verdict: Who said what

Historic judgment
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Historic judgment

The Supreme Court termed the Muslim practice of triple talaq "unconstitutional", "arbitrary" and "not part of Islam". Here is how politicians, activists and social media influncers reacted on the apex court's remarkable order:

BCCL
Amit Shah
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Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah welcomed the SC's verdict on triple talaq. He said the verdict is the "dawn of new era towards right to equality for Muslim women".

BCCL
Subramanian Swamy
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Subramanian Swamy

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy also welcomed it saying it has paved the way forward for bringing reform.

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Shazia Ilmi
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Shazia Ilmi

BJP leader Shazia Ilmi termed triple talaq as anti-Quran, anti-Constitution and anti-humanity.

BCCL
Maneka Gandhi
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Maneka Gandhi

Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi termed the judgement "another step towards gender justice and gender equality."

BCCL
Vijay Goel
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Vijay Goel

Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel said, "we are confident that this is the end of bad practice of triple talaq".

BCCL
Asaduddin Owaisi
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Asaduddin Owaisi

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi said that the implementation of SC's verdict "is going to be a great Herculean task".

BCCL
Congress
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Congress

Congress also welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaq holding it unconstitutional, saying it was a step forward towards gender justice and equality.

Congress leader Salman Khurshid welcomed the judgement, saying "it is a good decision". However, he said the reasoning behind the decision was as important as the decision itself and one should see it before coming to any conclusion.

BCCL
Kapil Sibal
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Kapil Sibal

"We hail the judgement, it protects personal laws and at the same time deprecates the practice of TripleTalaq," said Congress leader and lawyer Kapil Sibal.

BCCL
Soli Sorabjee
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Soli Sorabjee

Former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee believes that the discrimination due to triple Talaq will end now.

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