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The Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office attacked the Congress saying that the people who always talk about social justice are not in favour of justice to women.
Fresh cases of triple talaq have been reported from Uttar Pradesh, where women were given divorce on frivolous grounds.
The Budget Session of the Parliament will start on January 29 and the Union Budget will be presented on February 1, government said as the winter session concluded on Friday.
When the Budget Session starts on January 29, the motion, which was moved by senior Congress leader Anand Sharma, will be taken up for consideration.
While the Opposition wants theTriple Talaq bill sent to a Select Committee for vetting, the government may want to give it another shot and push for discussion, later this month.
The bill, which has divided political parties and drawn criticism from several Muslim bodies, was passed by the Lok Sabha on December 28. It now has to be passed by the Rajya Sabha to become a law.
The deadlock on the triple talaq bill in the Rajya Sabha continued on Thursday with the opposition insisting on its reference to a Select Committee for detailed scrutiny.
Stating that they would oppose the bill, the cleric further said the decision to enact a law against triple talaq could be a right decision, but the intention of the government was not right at all.
Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad told reporters that the Bharatiya Janata Party does not believe in democracy.
Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said the party supported the proposed triple talaq bill, but opposed it only when it came to the criminalisation part.
The remark came after the Upper House was adjourned for the day amid heated exchanges between BJP and the opposition over sending the triple talaq bill to select committee.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee claimed that the impending legislation will put the women of Muslim community in trouble.
Congress leader Anand Sharma argued the Triple Talaq Bill had shortcomings and needed to be referred to a panel to clear them.
He was quoted as saying that the Congress is trying to stall the bill in the Rajya Sabha after supporting it in the Lok Sabha.
After smooth passage of the triple talaq Bill in the Lok Sabha, the government is likely to face hurdles in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, with the Opposition adamant on its demand to send it to the selec