Courts cannot restrain Muslim men from pronouncing Talaq or marrying more than one woman as per personal law: Kerala High Court

The Court held that if talaq is not done in accordance with personal law, the same can be challenged before a court of law after the act but a court cannot restrain a person from performing it in the first place.
Justice A Muhamed Mustaque, Justice Sophy Thomas and Kerala HC
Justice A Muhamed Mustaque, Justice Sophy Thomas and Kerala HC

The Kerala High Court recently held that courts cannot restrain a Muslim man from invoking irrevocable Talaq as it is an act in accordance with the Muslim law and doing so would violate his rights under Article 25 of the Constitution of India [Anvarudeen v Sabina].

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