Supreme Court Issues Notice On Cricketer Mohammad Shami's Wife's Plea For Uniform Divorce Laws

Mohammed Shami's wife asks for religion-neutral uniform laws on divorce

Mohammed Shami’s wife Hasin Jahan filed plea before the Court to declare certain provisions of Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937 as unconstitutional.

ND24 Web Desk | Published : 2023-05-16

Cricketer Mohammad Shami’s wife, Hasin Jahan has approached the Supreme Court, requesting it to frame guidelines for a “gender and religion neutral" grounds and a uniform procedure for divorces in the country. 

In a plea, filed by advocate Deepak Prakash, Jahan calls for “gender-neutral religion-neutral uniform grounds of divorce and uniform procedure of divorce for all". 

The plea also seeks to declare “unconstitutional" those sections in the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act of 1937 that validate the “unilateral divorces."
Jahan had first brought up the allegations of domestic abuse and adultery against Mohammed Shami in 2018 when she filed a police complaint in Jadavpur. However, Shami has denied all the allegations.


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