Calcutta High Court dismisses PIL to make it mandatory for Muslim girls to pass Class XII before marriage

The petitioner Nazia Elahi Khan said that it was impossible for Muslim girls to study at least till Class XII as they are "thought to be better off to get married".
Calcutta High Court
Calcutta High Court

The Calcutta High Court on Thursday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a decision by State authorities on a representation that no Muslim girl should be permitted to marry until she passes Class XII.

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