New Delhi: The government has tabled the triple talaq bill, which criminalises instant divorce, in the Lok Sabha on Thursday. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights of Marriage) Bill 2017 makes instant triple talaq a non-bailable offence with imprisonment of up to three years in jail.
Introducing the bill, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, “Today we are creating history, this is a law about the pride of women. This Bill is for women’s justice and respect.”
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