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Passage of Triple Talaq Bill receives positive reactions from across political & social spectrum

After the passage of triple talaq bill by Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted a series of tweets. He tweeted.

‘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!’

He also tweeted, ‘I thank all parties and MPs who have supported the passage of The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 in both Houses of Parliament. They have risen to the occasion and this step of theirs will forever be remembered in India’s history’.

In another tweet, he said,’This is an occasion to salute the remarkable courage of those Muslim women who have suffered great wrongs just due to the practice of Triple Talaq. The abolition of Triple Talaq will contribute to women empowerment and give women the dignity they deserve in our society.’

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted, ‘Today is a great day for India’s democracy. I congratulate PM @narendramodi ji for fulfilling his commitment and ensuring a law to ban Triple Talaq, which will free Muslim women from the curse of this regressive practice. I thank all parties who supported this historic bill.’

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad called it. The beginning of a transformation in india.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has welcomed the decision of the parliament. He said the step is not against any community or a section of society but was a necessary step to ensure gender justice. 

Union minister for minority affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that this bill was passed to protect the constitutional and secular values of the nation. 

Union minister for I&B Prakash Javadekar has said that the passage of bill in Rajya Sabha has put to rest many speculations about ability to get bills passed.

The emotions were palpable and quite evident in the views expressed by many Muslim women as they welcomed the landmark passage of the triple talaq bill by parliament. 

Union minister Smriti Zubin Irani said that government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has created Social and political history by spearheading the bill in parliament.

Union Minister Jitendera Singh also welcomed the passage of the bill by the parliament.

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