PM Modi appeals for consensus on this bill; know more
Amid different sorts of appeals on the issue of triple talaq issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for a consensus in passage of the bill.
This was informed by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar as the bill aims to make the practice a ‘punishable offence’.
The bill is set to be introduced in the Lok Sabha today and aims to provide gender justice, respect and security for Muslim women.
Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad briefed BJP members on the various aspects and provisions of the draft law.
Kumar said today is a “historic day” as the government headed by Modi is bringing in the bill which is a major reform initiative.
Responding to a question on consensus on the legislation in Rajya Sabha where the opposition has an upper hand, Kumar said after its passage in Lok Sabha, the government will initiate the process of evolving a consensus in the upper house.
He said the process, in fact has already begun. >