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after Triple Talaq Act, Odisha Woman Alleges Divorce by Husband
Pakistani Woman Called Out Priyanka Chopra For Being A Warmonger
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after triple talaq act, Odisha woman alleges divorce by husband
Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, criminalised the
extra-judicial practice of talaq-e-biddat and Muslim men divorcing their wives
under the practice either in person or through e-mail, SMS or social media
could be jailed for three years.
Updated: Aug 12, 2019 13:50 IST
days after President Ram NathKovind gave his assent to the triple talaq bill, a
woman in Odisha’s Balasore district alleged her husband divorced her by saying
the word ‘talaq’ thrice at a community meeting.
her complaint to the police in Bhogarai on Sunday, Nilofar Bibi of
Sunadharabasana village alleged her husband SK Sahir pronounced ‘triple talaq’
during the meeting, which was held last week to resolve their marital discord.
married Sahir in June 2017 out of love but the marriage turned sour.
resolve the marital discord, community elders talked with Nilofar’s father and
her husband Sahir at a local mosque last week. Sahir allegedly uttered ‘talaq’
three times and told everyone that Nilofar is no longer his wife.
also alleged that she regularly tortured by her husband for more dowry.
husband tried to get me to abort the child in my womb by making me eat
‘abortion’ pills. He even tried to mix poison in my food to kill the child in
my womb. Luckily, I delivered a girl child in April this year. Still, the
torture did not stop,” she wrote in her complaint to the police.
police station inspector, NK Das, said that a case of ‘dowry torture’ has been
lodged against the husband, while the allegation of ‘triple talaq’ is under
be implemented retrospectively from September 19 last year, the act makes
‘triple talaq’, earlier considered irrevocable, a cognisable and non-bailable offence.
days ago, another woman in Kendrapara district had complained about her husband
pronouncing ‘talaq’ over the phone from Hyderabad, just over a year after their
in-laws tortured me for dowry following which I went to my father’s house where
I delivered a baby boy, three months ago. When I called my husband to take me
with him to Hyderabad after my delivery, he got angry and refused to
acknowledge me,” alleged RubinaKhatun.
I called him again, he pronounced talaq three times over the phone,” she said.
however, said Khatun’s complaint to them did not mention any ‘triple talaq’.
Pakistani woman called out Priyanka Chopra for being a warmonger
ABOUT 7 HOURS AGO
gave a bizarre response to being called hypocritical and questioned about THAT
'Jai Hind' tweet from February.
a BeautyCon appearance on Saturday, of all places, Priyanka Chopra got an
earful from an audience member.
Pakistani woman, who identified herself on Twitter later as Ayesha Malik,
called out the Dostana actor regarding a questionable tweet she sent out
earlier this year when tensions were at an all time high between Pakistan and
a video that started circulating on social media, we see Ayesha saying,
"It was hard hearing you talk about humanity, because as your neighbour, a
Pakistani, I know you're a bit of a hypocrite, you tweeted on February 26: 'Jai
Hind! #IndianArmedForces.' You are a UNICEF ambassador for peace and you are
encouraging nuclear war against Pakistan."
is no winner in this. As a Pakistani, millions of people, like, me, have
supported you in your business...”
tweet Ayesha was referring to, from back in February
this point, security takes away the mic from Ayesha and Chopra responds,
"Whenever you're done ranting. Got it, done? Okay cool."
of properly replying to a legitimate question, the actor went on to patronise
the woman, saying: "I have many, many friends from Pakistan and I am from
India and war is not something I'm really fond of but I am patriotic so I'm
sorry if I hurt sentiments of people who do love me and have loved me.
I think all of us have a sort of middle ground that we have to walk, just like
you probably have to as well, the way you just came at me...Girl, don't yell,
we're all here for love. You're embarrassing yourself.
we all walk that middle ground. Thank you for your enthusiasm, your question
and your voice," she added.
someone tell her that there are no ifs and buts when it comes to war.
the cattiness of her replies aside, the actor never really addressed the
question at hand
someone who talks a lot about empowering women, Priyanka sure didn't speak up
when security snatched the mic from Ayesha.
were quick to point out how problematic her response was
Priyanka, you can't be a feminist and a warmonger
maybe it's time to accept it