A bench comprising Chief Justice TS Thakur and Justice DY Chandrachud gave time after additional solicitor general Tushar Mehta sought more time to respond.
They were responding to petitions that asks the apex court to declare triple talaq unconstitutional.
Muslim women protesting the triple talaq system. Frontline
“An unlawful mistress is more harmful for social fabric than a lawful second wife. Men have greater power of decision making. They are more likely to control emotions and not to take a hasty decision,” the AIMPLB said in its response.
Recently, acclaimed lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar condemned All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) for justifying triple talaq system.