New book on divorce laws in India launched

New book on divorce laws in India launched

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Category : Miscellaneous Published on: September 06 2022

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  • A new book on divorce laws and various religions in the post-colonial era has been released at the India International Centre, New Delhi on September 2, 2022.
  • The book 'Divorce and Democracy: A History of Personal Law in Post-Independence India' talks about family law, religion, and gender politics in India.
  • Written by Saumya Saxena, British Academy Fellow at the faculty of History, University of Cambridge, the book talks about the Indian state's difficult dialogue with divorce, which reconciles largely through religion.
  • It also explores the path of marriage and divorce laws of Hindu, Muslim, and Christian communities in postcolonial India.
  • The book launch event was also attended by Salman Khurshid, a Senior Advocate at the Supreme Court of India, politician, and author.
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