In a big win Rajya Sabha has passed ‘The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019’ that seeks to criminalize the utterance of instantaneous Triple Talaq.
A total of 99 MPs voted in favour of the Bill and 84 were against it.
PM Narendra Modi, after the bill was passed in Rajya Sabha, tweeted that it was a victory of gender justice.
“An archaic and medieval practice has finally been confined to the dustbin of history! Parliament abolishes Triple Talaq and corrects a historical wrong done to Muslim women. This is a victory of gender justice and will further equality in society. India rejoices today!” PM Modi tweeted.