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Teenager Gives Talaq To Pursue Education

Even as a debate over abolition of triple talaq continues, a teenaged girl from West Bengal has stunned her community by divorcing her husband by uttering the talaq word thrice. The practice of oral divorce is usually considered to be a male prerogative but Mampi Khatoon, a resident of Mallickpur Mandirbazaar, 55 km from Calcutta, took recourse to it because her husband and his family did not want her to study. Mampi, the 16-year-old daughter of a poor tea-seller who got married in 2015, had recently enrolled herself at a high school, located nine kilometres from her village, but her in-laws were not pleased with her decision and wanted her to stop attending classes. Left with a choice to choose between education and matrimony, Mampi did not take long to make up her mind.


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