Days after Ishrat Jahan, one of the petitioners in the triple talaq case, joined the BJP, her lawyer Nazia Elahi Khan also joined the party. Nazia Elahi Khan is an activist and lawyer of triple talaq victim Ishrat Jahan. He joined the BJP in Kolkata. Nazia Elahi Khan, activist and lawyer of #TripleTalaq victim Ishrat Jehan also joins BJP in Kolkata. Ishrat Jehan had already joined BJP pic.twitter.com/cSmnCHnsM2 — ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2018 × Ishrat was one of the five petitioners in the triple talaq case. She said she would work in the party's women's wing. She joined the BJP on December 30 at Howrah office on December 30. Her husband had divorced her over the phone from Dubai in 2014 by uttering "talaq" thrice. The Islamic practice of Triple Talaq was struck down by the Supreme Court on August 22.