We are banning the curse to Muslim women, and this regressive practice will be a part of Dustbins of history:- BJP
No More Triple Talaq Now
The bill was passed with 99 members supporting the Constitution and law-making, and 84 members voted against it. While the BJD supported the bill, JD(U) and AIADMK rendered a walkout for lowering the majority mark. Absentees in the opposition ranks also powered the NDA.
It is a great success to the Modi government. It was approved on Tuesday that making instant triple talaq among Muslims a criminal offense after Rajya Sabha passed the contentious legislation the following support from BJD and walkout by NDA allies JD(U) and AIADMK.
The practice among Muslim men instantly divorcing their wives by uttering ‘talaq’ thrice will is now a criminal offense, punishable by jail in term of up to three years.
Narendra Modi greeted the Muslim women by tweeting on her Instagram profile.
“An archaic and medieval practice has finally been confined to the dustbin of history! “
“Parliament abolishes triple talaq and corrects a historical wrong done to Muslim women. This is a victory of gender justice and will further equality in society. “
“India rejoices today!” – Prime Minister Narendra Modi
“The legislation will free Muslim women from the curse of this regressive practice. The passage of the bill by the Rajya Sabha was a great day for India’s democracy.” -Home Minister Amit Shah
It was a great day for all Muslim women in India. Now they are empowered ed by their rights.