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Social reformer Hamid Dalwai, along with seven women, marching towards Mantralaya in Mumbai on April 18, Man who started triple talaq movement died alone. Liaqat Ali replied without batting an eye that they had to maintain law and order.

Hamid Dalwai, the man who led triple talaq stir in 1967

Hamid Dalwai fought all odds to organise this march for the rights of Muslim women. When Dalwai died of kidney ailment at the age of 44 inhis death was celebrated by fundamentalists and meetings to pay him tributes were disrupted.

Retrieved 15 November — via Pune Mirror. Today, amidst the political blame game and celebrations, Dalwai supporters, though small in number, feel they still have a long, lonely battle to fight like their leader.

He campaigned for encouraging Muslims in acquiring education in the State language rather than Urdu, their mother tongue. 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 she wants to reconcile with her husband after divorce.

It is because of these traits that the great Marathi genius P. Quoted from Goel, S. Wikipedia has an article about: The RSS never talkedof Muslim reforms as their official stand was that Muslims are enemies of the nation.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. They were invited to speak next. One of them was my bhabhi sister-in-law and one our sister.

Qadri joined Dalwai when his sister was given talaq at the age of The Congress was wary of undoing archaic community laws when Dalwai stirred social circles by hhamid the scrapping of all forms of talaq and polygamy in the s. He strove towards a uniform civil dxlwai rather than religion specific laws, and fought to abolish Triple talaq in India. He also has written a short story namely “10 rupayachi goshta” which was later published in “Dhanurdhara” magazine.

‘Hamid: Unsung Humanist’: A documentary about Hamid Dalwai, the man who led the triple talaq stir

This is the first film directed by Subhash, who has acted in several Marathi movies and dalwwai. This exemplifies the quality of leadership which Muslim society has produced so far.

Daleai, Aug 24 Without any backing from political parties and organisations, he organised the first march of Muslim hakid in Mumbai demanding equal rights and scrapping of the talaq system. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. As per Dalwai’s will, his body was cremated and not buried despite opposition from the community. He hopes the bill will come up for debate in the winter session.

Through this society, he worked against the injustice done to women, making adoption dallwai acceptable practice in the Indian Muslim community. Suhrawardy said in that Pakistan was ‘not the last but only the latest demand’ of Indian Muslims But his ill health due to a kidney problem failed him.


To counter this, some religious fanatics organised rallies of thousands of Muslim women against Dalwai. Navy divers re-enter shaft, want water level reduced New Year eve: Written By Aminah Sheikh.

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hanid 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. Arun Jaitley Meghalaya mine: His movement was aimed at reforms, not politics.

We recently met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and insisted that scrapping triple talaq is not enough. Moreover, Narendra Dabholkar named his son Hamid after Dalwai. Raised in family of socialists, Subhash said her house was frequented by Dalwai and other pioneering thinkers. Board says that Muslims who misuse triple talaq would face social boycott from the community. In the interview, Hamid paints a grim picture of fundamentalism gripping both Muslims and Hindus but says he expects Muslim women to lead the change.

This will alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: Dalwai’s brother Husain Dalwai is a Congress leader in Maharashtra.

At the public screenings in Pune, Subhash was delighted to see many young people in attendance. Through their conversations, the documentary team got 53 hours of footage about Dalwai, which had to be whittled down to one hour.

Maharashtra alone has more than five lakh such women. We are already in talks with many.