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Sushmita Dev alleged that the Bharatiya Janata Party government was trying to strike a quid pro quo with the passing of the Muslim Women Bill and the Women's Reservation Bill.
NCM chairman Syed Ghayorul Hasan Rizvi said the criminalisation of this practice is a must for the upliftment of the minorities in the country.
The Monsoon session of Parliament is set to begin on July 18 and end on August 10 with the Triple Talaq Bill among the legislative items topping the government's agenda.
Triple talaq bill: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad urges support of Sonia Gandhi, Mayawati, Mamata Banerjee
However, he skirted the question on whether the government will bring an ordinance to make the practice of instant triple talaq a criminal offence if a political consensus eludes the issue.
25 residential schools to be started for minorities, Wakf Tribunal to be formed
Prasad while addressing an event here said that despite Supreme Court's ruling and Lok Sabha passing the Bill against the practice, triple talaq was still prevalent in states like Telangana and UP.
Awarding three-year jail term for guilty in Triple talaq case is atrocious: Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad
Azad said that the party outrightly rejects the ordinance proposed by the Centre saying that the decision is just a way to divide the husband and wife.
Hundreds of burqa-clad women participated in the silent protest holding placards printed with slogans opposing the bill.
Burkha-clad women held a protest march against Triple Talaq Bill in Rajasthan's Sikar, which criminalises the practice of instant divorce.
The bill, which proposes a three-year jail term for a Muslim man who divorces his wife in any form of spoken, written or by electronic meansif enacted, will make triple talaq a criminal offence.
Government appears disinclined to send the Bill to Rajya Sabha select committee, as demanded by Congress
The board also alleged that the legislation was an attempt to ban the entire system of talaq and deny Muslim husbands the right to divorce.
The three-day-long general body meeting of the apex body of Indian Muslims, beginning on February 9, will discuss the issue and evolve a strategy for protection of Muslim Personal Law.
In the winter session of the Parliament, the Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha, but was stalled in the Rajya Sabha by the Opposition parties.
Addressing a gathering at Sangareddy, the Lok Sabha MP said the bill in current form was impractical, since the bill had no monetary provision for the victims of triple talaq practice.