According to section 3 (1) Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act 1986 and uncodified Muslim Personal Law the divorced wife is entitled to life-long maintenance to be paid by the husband during the iddat period.
Shabana Bano v. Imran Khan, AIR 2010 SC 305
Danial Latifi v Union of India, 2001 (7) SCC 740
Mohd. Ahmed Khan v. Shah Bano Begum, AIR 1985 SC 945