by Sammyak Jain, Amity Law School, Noida
In these modern times breaking a strong bond like marriage could be so easy is possible in
Muslims only. A Muslim man can divorce his wife by merely pronouncing TALAQ three
times clearly if vocally, and even through writing a letter or on social media like Facebook,
mail and so.
This is called express TALAQ and when done does not allow both to rejoin, somehow, until
unless wife gets married to some other person and thereafter the new husband once again
divorces her giving rise to polygamy. Other religions treat marriage as a sacrament whereas
under Muslim law marriage is a civil and social contract.
Approved by a prophet, express TALAQ, also known as TALAQ-UL-SUNNAT is further
subdivided into i) TALAQ-E-AHSAN ii) TALAQ HASAN iii) TALAQ-E-BIDDAT.