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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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged all political parties to pass the Triple Talaq Bill in the Parliament's Budget Session.
President Ram Nath Kovind said that he was hopeful that the Triple Talaq Bill would be passed in the Budget Session of Parliament.
Muslim women in the city stood in support of the Bill’s provisions for three-year jail term and penalty for the accused husband.
At an all-party meeting called in Parliament House, the government sought the cooperation of all political parties in making the session a success.
The government today said it would "leave no stone unturned" to ensure the passage of the triple talaq bill in the Budget session of Parliament starting tomorrow.
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.