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Triple Talaq Bill: AIMPLB thanks Stalin for DMK's stand

Triple Talaq Bill: AIMPLB thanks Stalin for DMK
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All India Muslim Personal Law Board today thanked DMK working president M K Stalin for having asked the Centre to send the Bill that criminalises...

All India Muslim Personal Law Board today thanked DMK working president M K Stalin for having asked the Centre to send the Bill that criminalises triple talaq to a standing committee.

Led by Sajjad Nomani, AIMPLB office bearers called on Stalin at his residence here and thanked him, a party release said.

The controversial Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on December 28 RPT was passed in the Lok Sabha on December 28.

The bill makes instant triple talaq or 'talaq-e-biddat' illegal and provides for a jail term of up to three years for the husband. The offence has been made cognizable and non- bailable.

Stalin had denounced the Centre for the "haste" shown in getting the 'triple talaq' bill passed in the Lok Sabha and wanted it to be referred to a standing committee.

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