Parliament passes the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019

Parliament today passed the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019.

Expressing
satisfaction over this landmark moment, Union Minister for Home
Affairs, Shri Amit Shah congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for
fulfilling his commitment and ensuring that a law is made to ban Triple
Talaq. 

The
Home Minister also congratulated Muslim women by saying, “On the
passage of this Bill, I congratulate the Muslim sisters across the
country on getting rid of the Triple Talaq curse. This act will free
Muslim women from the curse of this regressive practice”
Shri
Shah said that the Modi government is dedicated to protecting women’s
rights and ensuring their empowerment. This bill is a historic step to
protect the dignity of Muslim women and keep it intact. It will bring a
new era of hope and respect in the lives of Muslim women. From now on,
the door to unlimited possibilities will open for Muslim women and they
would now be able to play an effective role in the creation of ‘New
India’.
“Today
is a great day for India’s democracy. I thank all parties who supported
this historic bill”, Shri Shah said while thanking all the members of
Parliament.