Anti-triple talaq and nikah halala-activist Shabnam Rani was reportedly attacked with acid in UP’s Bulandshahr on 13 September, Thursday.The attack was allegedly carried out by her brother-in-law and his friend, India Today reported.Dainik Jagran reported that Shabnam had been physically assaulted when she visited her brother-in-law’s home in Bulandshahr on Wednesday. When she was on her way to the police station to file a complaint about the assault on Thursday, 13 September, her brother-in-law and his friend allegedly threw acid on her.India Today added that Shabnam had been hospitalised following the acid attack, and that her condition was now stable.Shabnam Rani came into the spotlight when she moved a petition in the Supreme Court challenging the practice of nikah halala. She had also accused her husband of divorcing her via triple talaq, and alleged that he forced her to marry his brother.Nikah halala is an Islamic practice in which a woman who wants to re-marry her husband must first marry another man and divorce him after consummating the marriage.The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Union of India and the UP government following the attack.(With inputs from Dainik Jagran, and India Today) We'll get through this! Meanwhile, here's all you need to know about the Coronavirus outbreak to keep yourself safe, informed, and updated. The Quint is now available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, Click here to join.