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Post Poll Watch: Muslim woman allegedly threatened with triple-talaq after voting for BJP

The woman, identified as Uzma, has claimed that her angry in-laws beat her and threw her out of the house

Sabrangindia 21 Mar 2022

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A Muslim woman resident of Uttar Pradesh has reportedly claimed that her family has been histile towards her as she had voted for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the recent Assembly elections. The woman, identified as Uzma in a report by the Hindustan, has claimed that her angry in-laws beat her and threw her out of the house.

She added that she was also threatened with divorced accused her in-laws of also threatening to kill her brother if he complained to the police. 

Uzma, identified in the report as the daughter of Tahir Ansari, resident of Ejaz Nagar Gautia, was married in January 2021 to one Taslim Ansari. The couple is from the same area and reportedly had a love marriage.

After she cast her vote recently, Uzma reportedly told her in-laws that she had voted for the BJP. According to the news report, the family, especially her brother-in-law Arif and uncle were enraged, and allegedly assaulted her. They also allegedly threatened her that her husband will “divorce her”. According to the news report, her father Tahir Ansari is a labourer and after his “daughter was kicked out of the house by her in-laws” has sought help from the police. 

Maulana Shahabuddin Razvi, National General Secretary of Tanzeem Ulama-e-Islam told the media that voting is a constitutional right and a person can vote for a candidate of their own choice. He added that if the woman’s in-laws or husband are threatening to divorce her because she voted for BJP, then they were guilty in the eyes of the Islamic laws as well.

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Post Poll Watch: Muslim woman allegedly threatened with triple-talaq after voting for BJP

The woman, identified as Uzma, has claimed that her angry in-laws beat her and threw her out of the house

Muslim Women
Image Courtesy:newsroompost.com

A Muslim woman resident of Uttar Pradesh has reportedly claimed that her family has been histile towards her as she had voted for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in the recent Assembly elections. The woman, identified as Uzma in a report by the Hindustan, has claimed that her angry in-laws beat her and threw her out of the house.

She added that she was also threatened with divorced accused her in-laws of also threatening to kill her brother if he complained to the police. 

Uzma, identified in the report as the daughter of Tahir Ansari, resident of Ejaz Nagar Gautia, was married in January 2021 to one Taslim Ansari. The couple is from the same area and reportedly had a love marriage.

After she cast her vote recently, Uzma reportedly told her in-laws that she had voted for the BJP. According to the news report, the family, especially her brother-in-law Arif and uncle were enraged, and allegedly assaulted her. They also allegedly threatened her that her husband will “divorce her”. According to the news report, her father Tahir Ansari is a labourer and after his “daughter was kicked out of the house by her in-laws” has sought help from the police. 

Maulana Shahabuddin Razvi, National General Secretary of Tanzeem Ulama-e-Islam told the media that voting is a constitutional right and a person can vote for a candidate of their own choice. He added that if the woman’s in-laws or husband are threatening to divorce her because she voted for BJP, then they were guilty in the eyes of the Islamic laws as well.

Related:

Uttar Pradesh: Dargah desecrated on the eve of Holi, Shab-e-Barat in Fatehpur
Uttar Pradesh: Doctor Kafeel Khan will contest MLC elections on April 9
UP: Dadri Muslims disconnected from the city for three months!
Is Bennett University violating students' right to protest?
Assembly Election Results 2022 Whither Pluralism: Democracy?

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