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Despite facing opposition, he continued propagating for a uniform council. Hamif Reason has been Reported to the admin. Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We have heard it for the nth time. The Congress was wary of undoing archaic community laws when Dalwai stirred social circles by demanding the scrapping of all forms of talaq and polygamy in the s.

It is because of these traits that the great Marathi genius P. Wikipedia has an article about: Maharashtra alone has more than five lakh such women. Our movement continues as our demands are not yet met. For the Muslims demanded parity as the price for remaining in a politically united India and surely this was an impossible demand.

He campaigned for encouraging Muslims in acquiring education in the State language rather than Urdu, their mother tongue. He strove towards a uniform civil code rather than religion specific laws, and fought to abolish Triple talaq in India.

Hmaid and divorce must be governed by constitutional provisions, he insisted.


Through the medium of this Society, Hamid worked towards reforming bad practices in the Muslim community especially towards women. Wed, Aug 23 As per Dalwai’s will, his body was cremated and not buried despite opposition from the community.

Qadri joined Dalwai when hmaid sister was given talaq at the age of Wikiquote has quotations related to: Despite considerable effort, he could get together a mere seven Muslim women to participate in the march organised on April 18,but it was a first step.

He is currently a member of Parliament upper house – Rajya Sabha.

Hamid Dalwai: The Man who started triple talaq movement

The list includes great revolutionary personalities such as Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Dr. Hamid Dalwai, Muslim politics, p.

Ideological development of Hindu revivalism. The officer explained that the Hindus had broken out of the camp at night in the midst of a curfew, and the police had to open fire. Dalwai worked as a journalist. He also has written a short story namely “10 rupayachi goshta” which was later published in “Dhanurdhara” magazine.

Alternate Histories: Hamid Dalwai, the man of today’s India

But joining anyone who believes in building a nation based on religion is out of the question. There was a great commotion in India, and Pandit Nehru had to take up the matter in his next weekly meeting with Liaqat Ali in Lahore.

Putting a ban on triple talaq practice is needed. InHamid Dalwai set up the Muslim Satyashodhak Mandal in Pune to carry forward his campaign for religious reform. Marriage and divorce must be governed by constitutional provisions, he insisted. To counter this, some religious fanatics organised rallies of thousands of Muslim namid against Dalwai.


The historic April 8, rally in Mumbai also campaigned against polygamy and nikah halala, a religious law that requires a woman to marry another man and consummate the union if ha,id wants to reconcile with her husband after divorce. International Business World News. Abhiram Ghadyalpatil Shreya Agarwal.

Nobody came in his hamud and we were a few people fighting for the cause. We are already in talks with many. Refrain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks, name calling or inciting hatred against any community.

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The RSS never talkedof Muslim reforms as their official stand was that Muslims are enemies of the nation. His articles underlined the need for a secular and democratic system in India, rather than having religion specific laws.

If you care to look a little beyond the famous mangroves that decorate Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra, there lies a story of a man ralwai must be celebrated. In a documentary about Hamid Dalwai was made by actress Jyoti Subhash. But his ill health due to a kidney problem failed him.