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Eulogising Scindia, the BJP chief said that the 'Rajmata' was like a mother to all party workers whom she constantly encouraged.
Debating the discrimination women faced in the name of religion were Bhakti Pasrija and Zakia Soman, petitioners in the Sabarimala case and the triple talaq case, respectively.
The PIL sought to delete clauses 4 to 7 of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Ordinance, 2018.
An FIR in this connection was registered against Chandbabu, his mother and sister on the complaint of the victim's family at Ruphaideeha police station on Wednesday.
On the contrary, he claimed that a law should be made for as many as 22 lakh Hindu women whose husbands do not stay with them.
Owaisi slammed the Supreme Court for not referring the ruling in the Ismail Faruqui case of 1994 to a Constitutional Bench.
Owaisi further said that by making such moves the government is trying to divert the public attention from the core issues of the country.
Instant triple talaq, also known as talaq-e-biddat, is an instant divorce whereby a Muslim man can legally divorce his wife by pronouncing 'talaq' three times in one go.
President Ram Nath Kovind had last Wednesday signed the ordinance, according to which giving instant triple talaq has been made illegal and void, and will attract a jail term of three years.
PM Modi while laying the foundation stone of Talcher Fertilizer Plant said that the project picked up speed only after the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government came to power at the Centre.
The CPI (M) Politburo said the ordinance promulgated by the government is 'uncalled for' and is motivated by considerations other than that of the welfare of Muslim women.
While Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad cited compelling circumstances for the Ordinance, its timing could have a lot to do with the forthcoming Assembly elections in five states.
The government has said the measure was necessary as the practice of talaq-e-biddat was continuing unabated despite the Supreme Court last year striking it down.
He said the BJP views the government's decision as a step towards achieving the goal of a 'determined new India'.