Sharia and secular nation state; locating Muslim women’s rights.

” On the question of ‘Freedom of religion’ one needs to be clear if they are talking about the freedom of practicing religion or interpreting religion. The space for sound interpretation of scriptures in consultation with well qualified ulama is violently denied even when one evokes ‘freedom of religion’ and erroneously deploy scores of articles from the constitution without understanding the intricacies of personal laws.”

 Triple Talaq: Islam and secular contentions

‘To conclude one can say that it would be naive to not see through the violent right wing agenda of slowly negating the presence of the Muslim community in India through such debates that on the surface seem to be only an innocent one for gender justice. It is essential to unpack the web of lies giving momentum to it.’