Triple Talaq Bill passed by Rajya Sabha

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Triple Talaq Bill passed by Rajya Sabha

G Plus News | July 30, 2019 18:57 hrs

GUWAHATI: Rajya Sabha has passed The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 on Tuesday, July 30. 

The bill criminalises instant triple talaq and offenders will be given a jail term of three years.

According to a report by ANI, Law & Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the bill is not about politics, but about the empowerment of women. 

He further added that it was a matter of “gender justice, dignity and equality
.”

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