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Ravi Shankar says triple talaq law is for women's rights not religion

The Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad introduced the triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha on Thursday with an objective to criminalise instant divorce among Muslims. The Triple talaq bill has met strong opposition from other parties, including Congress, Left and BJD, and various Muslim organisations expressing reservations over the proposed jail term for violators.

Updated : 28 December 2017, 01:26 PM