CRITICAL APPRAISAL OF ISLAMIC DIVORCE: A BLIND SPOT IN THEORY AND PRACTISE
By Keerthi Chowdary
Islam has always had a practical outlook towards divorce even though it is considered to be a necessary evil as per the holy verses. This study aims at understanding the scope and various modes of divorce which gives the parties individual rights to initiate the dissolution of marriage and also provides for pronouncement of divorce under mutual consent. There are also other forms of divorce which will be discussed in detail in the following research project. Difference between theory and practice arise when personal laws are imposed amongst people spread in various regions which follow different cultures, practices and diversities. A critical study of these differences with reference to judicial decisions will be carried out further on.
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