When his comments were sought on the move to collect opinion on triple talaq, AIMPLB executive member Zafaryab Jilani said more than 90 per cent Muslim women do not want changes in Muslim personal laws.
She said several women had met her with grievances related to triple talaq.
Multiple letters written to the Prime Minister by Muslim women demand that triple talaq be ended.
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This, in turn, the government contended, "impacts her status, her choices, her conduct and her right to a life with dignity".
The Union government on Monday contended before the Supreme Court the practice of Triple Talaq and polygamy denied the Muslim women full enjoyment of fundamental rights and should be declared as unconstitutional.
Describing triple talaq, "nikah halala" and polygamy as "patriarchal values and traditional notions about the role of women in society", the Centre said these were "an impediment to the goal of achieving social democracy" and contrary to the country's obligations under global treaties and covenants.
The government termed the practices of triple talaq and polygamy as patriarchal notions that impeded women's role in society. A constitution bench will take up for consideration the validity of the two practices during the coming summer vacation, although no formal date has been fixed yet for the hearing sometime in May-June. The submissions drawn by advocate Madhvi Divan have been settled by the Attornewy Genewral Mukul Rohatgi. "It is submitted that the practice of polygamy is a social practice rather than a religious one and therefore would not be protected under Article 25", the counsel added, contending that this was "true also of nikah halala and triple talaq".
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) who has opposed Public-Interest Litigation (PILs) filed against the controversial Triple Talaq in the Supreme Court, on Wednesday said that the board will do away with the practice of verbal divorce in one-and-a-half years, adding that there is no need for government interference.
"The paradox is that Muslim women in India are more vulnerable in their social status because of the prevalence of such practices, even though they live in a secular country", it said.
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The BJP has been vocal against triple talaq for long.
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