Rajya Sabha today passed the Triple talaq bill. Walk out of JD(U) and AIADMK members helped government giving advantage in numbers. The earlier bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on July 25. Meanwhile, it was third-time bill was considered in the Upper house.
The Upper House passed the bill by 99 votes in favor and 84 against it. With BJD supporting the bill and walk out of other parties the majority number got lowered which normally stands at 121.NDA government has 107 members in the 242 members Rajya Sabha.
An archaic and medieval practice has finally been confined to the dustbin of history!
Parliament abolishes Triple Talaq and corrects a historical wrong done to Muslim women. This is a victory of gender justice and will further equality in society.
India rejoices today!
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 30, 2019
Absence of some members of SP and BSP along with Telangana Rashtra Samithi(TRS) and YSR-congress also helped Modi government in successfully passing the bill.
After the President assent bill will replace an Ordinance promulgated last on February 21 to the same effect as the bill.