Triple talaq: Don’t tinker with Shariat, Mayawati tells Modi government

Mayawati said it is not right for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "force his opinion and decision on the believers of any particular religion by following the RSS agenda".

By: PTI | Lucknow | Updated: October 25, 2016 7:40 pm
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BSP supremo Mayawati Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his stance on the issue of triple talaq, saying he should not “force his opinion and decision” on the believers of any particular religion by “following the RSS agenda”. Accusing the BJP and the Centre of tinkering with issues related to Shariat, she said such matters should be left to the Muslim community and not raked up with an eye on the upcoming Assembly elections in some states for political gains.

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“BJP and its central government led by Narendra Modi has now started a new controversy over Muslim personal law, triple talaq and common civil code before the Assembly elections in some states to serve its petty politics. BSP strongly condemns it,” Mayawati said in a statement.

“The prime minister and central government instead of interfering in the issue of triple talaq should better leave it to the Muslim community to form a common opinion,” she stressed. Modi had yesterday denounced the practice of triple talaq among Muslims and deprecated attempts to politicise the issue.

The BSP chief said it is not right for the prime minister to “force his opinion and decision on the believers of any particular religion by following the RSS agenda”.

“It is not in national interest that BJP and prime minister indulge in petty politics in the matters of Muslims and their Shariat, especially before the coming Assembly polls in some states,” she added.

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    ameen.PAM
    Oct 27, 2016 at 7:35 am
    Laws on divorce may or may not allow Triple Talaq based on the rational interpretations of the Quran and hadith traditions and the laws by the Indian Government or the Indian Ummah based Islamic Courts or bodies may prevent triple Talaqlt;br/gt;lt;br/gt; But the greater issue is once a married couple ( husband or wife) have started hating each other, suious of each other’s honesty and chasy and have made up their minds to break off relations no matter what, then the law preventing Triple Talaq and forcing them to give a gap of say three months or so may not work effectively in most of the cases. lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Preventing instant Talaq may be a stop gap temporary measure and the long lasting solution is firmer Eeman, stronger taqwa and the fear that in Islam divorce is the one thing that Allah has allowed but the same thing that shakes Allahs Arsh lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;By nature and disposition we come across people both men and women falling into many categories, some are tough, jealous, oppressive, insecure and some are even adulterous and such issues grow into irreconciliable differences and lead to a quick or dela divorce
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      Neil
      Oct 25, 2016 at 9:23 am
      is mayawati mad? we are a democratic country and all people have one consution. why doesn't mayawati ask Muslim women what hey think of triple talaq? after all she is also a women. Mr. modi should go ahead and make changes we are all behind you.
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        Tinku
        Oct 25, 2016 at 9:47 am
        Modi's policy::lt;br/gt;1. Brahmin and upper caste like Sri Ram..so start dussera speech with" Jai Shree Ram"lt;br/gt;2. UP dalits has started following buddhism due to BSP. So start Dhamma Chetna Jatra there.lt;br/gt;3. Muslim must be hated. So start triple talaq issue.lt;br/gt;But modern india wants jobs and 15 lakhs..lt;br/gt;so he is going to loose all the state elections one by one.
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          vvvvv
          Oct 25, 2016 at 9:37 am
          u r knowledge is poor interfering into another sect religion matters and called democracy u adhi chadis dont believe in democracy from when u all started believing Democracy pls?
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            heraclitus kapila
            Oct 25, 2016 at 5:47 pm
            This woman is a disgrace to the human race. She enjoyslt;br/gt; The rights she wants to deny others lt;br/gt;Let go under the Burq a and be beaten up by her husband and then divorced and then pontificate .lt;br/gt;Ghazal ki gati ghazal he Janet aura an jane koi
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              Bhagavath B S
              Oct 26, 2016 at 12:58 am
              Now in full pants
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                Bhagavath B S
                Oct 26, 2016 at 12:57 am
                U start a business and gave job to 15 lakes .only writing is not a job?
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                  Chandrashekhar Deshpande
                  Oct 25, 2016 at 10:28 am
                  When lakhs of Divorced and Talaq suffered Muslim Womens will march towards Mayavati's house then she will realize that her stance is only to appease male dominance muslim community and not the welfare of Muslim Womens who are now becoming stronger and stronger against all Mullas and all Mayavatis.
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