Did Putrajaya cave to Muslims on child’s faith clause, asks Indira Gandhi’s lawyer

Melati A. Jalil

Lawyer M. Kulasegaran with his client, M. Indira Gandhi (left), who is fighting an interfaith custody battle, says the government is listening to the objections from Muslim groups. – Hakam pic, August 7, 2017.

PUTRAJAYA has bowed down to Muslim pressure following the decision to drop a clause that protects a child’s faith in the amendments to the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) (Amendment) Bill 2016, lawyer M. Kulasegaran said. 

The Ipoh Barat MP, who represented M. Indira Gandhi in an interfaith custody battle, said he didn’t want to speculate on the implications of Clause 88A’s withdrawal from the bill and how it would affect Indira’s case.  

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