A local court here on Saturday pronounced a rare judgment to protect the rights of a victim of triple talaq.
The incident happened at Raoji Market in Greater Noida on Saturday.
She relayed harrowing instances from her experience as an advocate of what Muslim women were going through.
He said a similar law on the lines of the Hindu Code Bill should be made to prohibit the second marriage in the Muslim community until the first wife was alive.
According to sources, the whip has been issued as some important legislations are likely to be taken up for passage.
Asserting that the fight against corruption will continue, the PM quipped: “it’s not Emergency that the government will send people to jail; that job is of the judiciary.”
The Hyderabad MP said that the bill would not benefit women as the talaq does not nullify the marriage, and the burden of proof of the 'criminal offence' falls on the woman.
As soon as Speaker Om Birla asked Prasad to move the bill, several Opposition members rose in protest and Birla allowed them to put forth their point of view.
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019, which has been listed in the Lok Sabha's agenda for Friday, will replace an ordinance issued in February.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chaired an all party-meeting as well as meetings of the BJP parliamentary party and the NDA allies.
The JD-U leader said Triple Talaq is a social issue and it should be resolved by the society at the social level.
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019. It will replace the ordinance promulgated in February.
The bill will be introduced in the Budget session of Parliament which begins on Monday to replace an ordinance issued in February by the previous BJP-led NDA government.
Initially cops were disinterested in the case. However, after the victim's brother complained to the CMO, there was prompt intervention and the FIR was lodged.
The opposition had been opposing provisions of the bill in Rajya Sabha where the government lacked numbers to ensure its passage.