18-year-old girl fighting a battle against triple talaq has pleaded PM Modi to take immediate steps to bring Uniform Civil Code to curb traditions which she says have “destroyed” generations of Muslim women.
At 16, Arshiya was married off to a rich vegetable trader, Mohammad Kazim Bagwan . But hardly two years later, he discontinued the relationship by writing `talaq’ thrice on a paper. He is not ready to accept her saying he has “no place” for her in his heart. She was asked to leave his home with an eight-month-old child.
“I urge our PM to help women like me and stop this tradition of triple talaq which has destroyed lives of innumerable women,” Arshiya, who hails from Baramati, told TOI in a choked voice.
She said she had received the notice of triple talaq from her husband but has not accepted the same. “I have decided to challenge it in family court,” she added.