The ministry of minority affairs introduced on Saturday that “Muslim Women Rights Day” can be noticed throughout the nation on August 1. It will have fun the second anniversary of the enactment of the law in opposition to triple talaq.
The observe of granting immediate divorce was categorized as a felony offence via a law enforced by the federal government on August 1, 2019. Though the Centre confronted points in clearing the invoice via the Rajya Sabha, it lastly succeeded in attaining the objective on July 31, 2019.
Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi at present credited the Bharatiya Janata (BJP) of bringing a law in opposition to the malpractice of triple talaq.
He additionally stated that there’s a important decline in triple talaq instances after the law got here into impact. (*1*) stated Naqvi.
The minister added that the Centre has strengthened (*2*) of the Muslim ladies of the nation and guarded their constitutional, elementary and democratic rights by bringing the law in opposition to the triple talaq.
Naqvi, together with ladies and youngster improvement minister Smriti Irani and surroundings minister Bhupender Yadav will attend a programme in New Delhi on Sunday to observe the “Muslim Women Rights Day”.
Formally referred to as the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, it was the primary invoice launched in Parliament after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) authorities was re-elected to energy in 2019.
The laws, which outlaws immediate triple talaq, stipulates three years jail for violations and likewise make him liable to pay a wonderful. The law has made the observe of triple talaq a cognizable offence – one by which the police could perform an arrest and not using a warrant.
The opposition events had focused the federal government over the law, stating that it focused the Muslim group. But the Centre asserted that it helps obtain gender justice for Muslim ladies.
The Supreme Court had in August 2017 declared the observe of talaq-e-biddat or a kind of divorce based mostly on a husband saying divorce thrice in fast succession as unconstitutional. It is banned in most Muslim nations together with Pakistan.