Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

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Neighbourhood News Desk/Avi Arya: Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 that seeks to criminalise instant divorce, triple talaq, is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.  Last week, The Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha with most of the leading parties in the Opposition, including the Congress, voting in favour, but with caveats.

It was then passed after the House rejected a string of amendments moved by various Opposition members. This contentious bill had gathered mixed response from all parties when it was introduced in the lower house.

 

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