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The Right Stand: Why Stand up For 'Patriarchs', and 'Walk Out' on Women?

Dec 28, 2018 08:04 AM IST India India

It's a big win for Muslim women, after 5 hours of heated discussion, the Lower house of the Parliament passed the historic Triple Talaq bill with 245 members giving it a thumbs up while 11 members opposed it.
The Congress had the chance to rectify Rajiv Gandhi's blunder which he committed in 1986 by overturning judgment in Shah Bano case through legislation but it decided to stage walkout before the voting. Tonight on The Right Stand, Anand Narasimhan asks why stand up for 'patriarchs', and 'walk out' on women?

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