Triple Talaq Bill passed

The Lok Sabha passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2018 after a heated debate. The Opposition parties,  the Congress and the AIADMK staged a walk out before the voting.

The Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad requested members to pass the Bill on humanitarian grounds for the Muslim Women who are suffering due to the triple talaq. Under the proposed law, giving instant triple talaq would be illegal and void and will attract a jail term of three years for the man.There is a provision for bail which can be granted by a Magistrate but only after hearing the wife.