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Government asks Congress to join hands for passage of bills on Women Reservation, Triple Talaq and Nikah Halala
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad responded to a letter by Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi to bring the Women Reservation bill on granting 33 per cent reservation to women in Lok Sabha and state assemblies.
The Prime Minister also accused the opposition parties of not allowing Parliament to function. 'They don't allow the Parliament to function. They stall the proceedings,' he alleged.
Razia died on Tuesday after she was rescued from her husband's home here two months back, but her condition did not improve.
The victim, who was allegedly thrashed and confined to a room without food for a month by her husband, died during medical treatment on Tuesday.
The woman, who got married last year, also alleged that her husband had inflicted burn injuries on her with cigarettes.
Bano was one of the petitioners who had filed a plea in the apex court to put a ban on triple talaq, citing the practice as unfair and discriminatory for Muslim women residing in India.
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.
A man who reportedly divorced his wife by uttering 'talaq' three times has been booked on charges of harassing the woman for dowry, the police said.
The minister's attack was rooted in the obstruction to the triple talaq bill's passage in the Rajya Sabha that prevented it from getting enacted.
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.
Thousands of Muslim women staged a silent protest march at Azad Maidan, demanding the withdrawal of the bill banning 'Triple Talaq' passed by Lok Sabha last December.