- Tag results for triple talaq bill
Rajya Sabha did not discuss the bill before being adjourned sine die after the winter session was extended by a day.
The BJP sought to downplay the divergent stance taken by the JD(U), its ally in Bihar, on the bill, saying "no difference of opinion within the NDA on the issue of development".
The Triple Talaq Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on December 27 last year with 245 votes in favour and 11 against the Bill.
Prime Minister Modi said that the issue relates to tradition and the Supreme Court judgement that saw a dissent by a lady judge should be read carefully.
Triple Talaq bill: TMC for women's development, against using religion in politics, says Mamata Banerjee
She said the TMC had 33 per cent elected women representatives and urged other political parties to follow suit.
She said Muslims take pride in their family structure which is very strong and accused the Centre of trying to disturb the community through the bill.
Amid a stalemate between the government and the opposition over the issue, the House failed to transact any significant business during the day.
Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad said the bill is very crucial and requires further scrutiny.
In a teleconference with his party MPs, the TDP supremo informed them of his conversation with Rahul Gandhi and also his talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The BJP could gain a foothold among young Muslim women in the coming years, if not soon, to build on a new constituency to change the electoral narrative of the country.
MK Kanimozhi, Rajya Sabha MP of DMK, and Thambidurai, deputy speaker of the Lok Sabha, have slammed the BJP-led Union government for their ‘efforts’ to abolish Triple Talaq.
Discontent was brewing in the party over Kunhalikutty's absence from the discussions on the Triple Talaq bill.
The bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha -- 245 voting in favour and 11 opposing it -- on Thursday amid a walkout by the Opposition.
The controversy over IUML National General Secretary P K Kunhalikutty skipping Parliament during voting on the Triple Talaq Bill further deepened on Saturday.
The Bill has been listed as the number one item under the head legislative business in the Upper House where the opposition has greater numbers.