Division Bench split, now larger Bench of Supreme Court to decide on jurisdiction of Family Courts to hear maintenance pleas by Muslim women

Indira Banerjee and R Banumathi
Indira Banerjee and R Banumathi

After a split verdict delivered by a Division Bench, a larger Bench of the Supreme Court will decide whether family courts have the jurisdiction to hear applications for maintenance under Section 3 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act of 1986 (Rana Nahis @Reshma @Sana & Anr vs Sahidul Haq Chisti).

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