Leader of Opposition moves motion to refer 'triple talaq' bill to Rajya Sabha select committee

In the motion, Azad has also proposed the names of 11 Opposition members to be part of the Select Committee of the House.

Published: 01st January 2019 10:30 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st January 2019 10:30 PM   |  A+A-

Triple Talaq

Image used for representational purpose only

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has moved a motion in the House for referring the "triple talaq" bill to a select committee.

The motion is likely to be taken up on Wednesday when the House takes up the the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2018.

The bill has already been passed by the Lok Sabha.

ALSO READ | United Opposition wall blocks Triple Talaq bill in Rajya Sabha, to be tabled again on January 2 now

In the motion, Azad has also proposed the names of 11 Opposition members to be part of the Select Committee of the House.

Anand Sharma of the Congress, Ram Gopal Yadav of the Samajwadi Party, Sanjay Singh of the Aam Aadmi Party, Manoj Kumar Jha of the Rashtriya Janata Dal are among those whose names have been proposed by the Leader of Opposition.

The Opposition members have also given notices for amendments in the bill.

AAP Rajya Sabha member Sanjay Singh said he had recommended four amendments in the clauses of the bill.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp