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Lok Sabha Debates Triple Talaq Bill

IndiaDecember 28, 2017, 8:48 pm

The government on Thursday tabled the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill in Lok Sabha to make instant triple talaq illegal with up to three years in jail for the husband. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad briefed BJP members on different aspects and provisions of the draft law. While not everyone was happy, especially regional and Muslim parties, the Congress said it supports the bill but with strengthened safeguards for divorced Muslim women.

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