Muslim woman moves Kerala High Court challenging Muslim Personal Laws for gender discrimination in intestate succession

Justice VG Arun recently admitted the plea and directed the counsel for the Central and State governments to get instructions on the matter.
Kerala High Court
Kerala High Court

A Muslim woman has approached the Kerala High Court challenging the provisions of the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937, (1937 Act) and the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application (Kerala Amendment) Act, 1963 (1963 State Act), on the ground that they allegedly discriminate between male and female Muslim intestate successors. [Bushara Ali v Union of India & Ors.].

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