Triple Talaq Bill passed by Rajya Sabha
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