Big News: Rajya Sabha passes Triple Talaq Bill

DN Bureau

After intense discussion, Rajya Sabha passes "Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019".

Proceedings of Rajya Sabha
Proceedings of Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: After intense discussion which lasted nearly five hours, the Rajya Sabha on Thursday passed the "Muslim Women(Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2019", commonly known as Triple Talaq Bill.

The Lok Sabha had passed the Bill on July 25 with 303 'yes' votes against 82 'no' votes.

Ravi Shankar Prasad in Rajya Sabha 

The Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu declared the Bill passed with '99' yes votes and '84' no votes.

BSP, TRS, TDP, JD(U) and AIADMK abstained from voting.

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