Muslim women

The Bill was passed with 99 members in its favour while 84 members voted against it in the final division. In the division on referring the Bill to the Select Committee, the government got 100 votes while 84 voted against it.

"My Appeal to all Muslim Sisters of #Tripura who have been a victim of the #TripleTalaq so far can directly meet me and can share their problems directly with me. I would like to solve their issues at the highest priority."

With Rajya Sabha now approving it, the practice of instant divorce by Muslim men will be punishable by jail term of up to three years.

Voting is underway in Rajya Sabha to send instant triple talaq bill to a select committee.

"Triple Talaq Bill is unconstitutional. It is a violation of the Constitution's Article 14 and 15. If Triple Talaq Bill becomes a law it will be even greater injustice against women," he told reporters outside the Parliament.

Union Cabinet approved re-promulgation of Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2019, which makes instant triple talaq a criminal offence.

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