By Muslim Mirror Network
On Thursday, the Supreme Court of India decided to reconstitute a Constitution Bench to consider a number of petitions contesting the constitutionality of polygamy and 'Nikah Halala', which are permitted under Muslim personal law.
On August 30, a five-judge constitution bench comprised of justices Indira Banerjee, Hemant Gupta, Surya Kant, M.M. Sundresh, and Sudhanshu Dhulia served notice on the petitions. However, two judges, Justice Banerjee and Justice Gupta, have recently retired.
One of the petitioners, advocate Ashwini Upadhyay, brought up the issue before a bench on Thursday that...