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Observer Desk

Posted on 09.10.17 by

Hadiya Marriage Case: Day 4 Arguments

On 09.10.2017, the fourth day of hearing, Dushyant Dave appearing for the petitioner and Hadiya’s husband Shafin Jahan stated  before the court that the Kerala High Court in 5 of its previous orders has taken note of the fact that Hadiya has admitted that she embraced Islam of her own volition with a number of affidavits being filed… Read More

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Posted on 03.10.17 by

Hadiya Marriage Case – Day 1 and 2 Arguments

The bench comprising of Chief Justice Kehar, Justices D.Y. Chandrachud and A.M. Khanwilkar began hearing the matter in Hadiya Marriage Case. The petitioner, Jahan challenged the Kerala High Court order which annulled Hadiya’a marriage  on suspicion of ‘forced’ conversion and Jahan’s suspected links with extremist organisations. Day 1 – On 08.08.2017, the first day of… Read More

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Hadiya Marriage Case – Day 3 Arguments

On 03.10.2017, Day 3 of the arguments in the Hadiya case, Dushyant Dave appearing for Hadiya’s husband Shafin Jahan argued that the court had overstepped the limits of jurisdiction by ordering an NIA probe into the issue, for doing so was contrary to the very spirit of a multi-religious society. Mr. Dave further cited examples… Read More