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The statement comes after an Australian court overturned the conviction of 3 people accused of FGM and ruled 'khafz' doesn't amount to FGM.
he BJP or the RSS have petitioned or intervened in at least three matters concerning Muslim women in various courts. The apex court said it would not touch the two issues just yet.
Top court is hearing a plea to ban FGM or khatna that is prevalent among the Bohra community; activists say govt should not dilly-dally around the issue.
In the first instance of legal intervention in the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM), the Supreme Court has issued a notice and sought a detailed reply from the Centre and four states. SANYA DHINGRA