― By Zia Haq ∙ Muslims, like Hindus and Sikhs, will not like to surrender their personal laws because they are just that: personal. But these laws seldom remain a private affair. When they concern Muslims, they tend to be played up in the news media with an element of “eek!”. The intent — I could daresay – is still largely to highlight the antediluvian nature of Islam. ∙ In its last session, Parliament passed a law allowing Sikhs to register their marriages under the Anand Marriage [...].