U.P.approves triple talaq bill

Uttar Pradesh has become the first State government to endorse the Modi Government’s draft bill that holds instant triple talaq as a cognizable and non bailable offence. It got the approval at a meeting of the State Cabinet chaired by Mr.Yogi Adityanath.

The Centre’s draft bill has been endorsed by the Cabinet and has asked the States to send their views on it by December 10th.The bill will be introduced in the winter session of Parliament that begins next week.There had been 177 reported cases of instant triple talaq before the judgment and 66 after the Supreme Court order and Uttar Pradesh had topped the list.