Kerala High Court on Friday observed that triple talaq was discriminatory and underscored the need for a uniform marriage law for all citizens. 
 

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The practice of triple talaq discriminates Muslim women in the country, the HC said in a verdict given in three petitions related to the custom of oral divorce. Even Muslim countries are not following triple talaq, it said.
 

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The High Court also directed that the copy of the judgement be forwarded to Union Law Ministry and Law Commission demanding uniform marriage law. The court also dismissed concerns that a common marriage law would be against sharia.  

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