New Delhi: In today’s Lok Sabha, the Muslim Women’s Marriage Rights Protection Bill, 2017 was introduced. While presenting the bill, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that this law is historic and after the Supreme Court declares ‘talaq e iddat’ illegal, it is necessary to pass the bill in this regard by the House to get justice for Muslim women.
He dismissed objections of some members in this regard and said that this law is not related to any religion but is related to women’s respect.
Earlier, AIMM’s Asaduddin Owaisi, RJD’s Jaiprakash Narayan Yadav opposed the introduction of the bill, and the AIMA member and A Raja of AIADMK also said that the bill was unnecessary and said that instead of judging it with married Muslim women, Will increase injustice.
Under this bill, a single offense will be considered by one person at a time, on the phone, via SMS or via WhatsApp. There is a provision of three years for the offense punishable in the judgment. This bill has been prepared by the inter-ministerial group under the chairmanship of Home Minister Rajnath Singh. It is important that the bill was approved by the Cabinet this month.
Who Said What:
In Islam, divorce a rebellion is already illegal. The law against domestic violence already exists in the country. In such a situation, there is no need for any new law in the country – Owaisi
The Bill brought on Triple Divorce by the Central Government is a breach of the basic rights given by the Constitution – Owaisi
The government’s bill is legally lame. There are several provisions in the bill, so existing laws are not logical with the Owaisi
Parliament has the right to make laws on this issue, not merely because the original rights are being violated – Owaisi
Before presenting a new law proposal on triple divorce, before the Parliament, the central government needs to debate the issue between the people-
In the case of Saira Banas, the concerned party has opposed the criminalization of talaq e iddat -Owaisi
In the country, the Domestic Violence Act 2005 is already giving protection to women, which is to be given through this new proposed law of the government. Under the existing act, women have the right to maintenance, custodian and conditioning, so there is no need for any new law – Owaisi
In the proposed law a provision has been made to put a Muslim man in jail, while his imprisonment in jail has been justified – Owaisi
The House has to decide whether the generation of divorced women has the right or not – Ravi Shankar Prasad
Triple Talaq is related to the rights of women not to any religion – Ravi Shankar Prasad
Supreme Court has called the Triple Talaq guilty – Ravi Shankar Prasad
Bill for women’s dignity and rights – Ravi Shankar Prasad
Three divorce bills are under the constitution – Ravi Shankar Prasad
Divorce-born women do not have the basic right – Ravi Shankar Prasad
Bill is not against religion – Ravi Shankar Prasad
This is a matter of right to women – Ravishankar Prasad
Triple divorce bill is against the constitution. Bill also violates women’s rights: Owaisi