Triple Talaq Bill: Govt to introduce amendments in Rajya Sabha today

New Delhi: The government will introduce amendments of triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha today, the last day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament.

If the bill is cleared by the upper house, it will have to go back to Lok Sabha for approval of the amendments.

Yesterday, the Union Cabinet approved changes in triple talaq bill and included the provision of granting bail to men found guilty of giving instant triple talaq to their wives.

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad yesterday said, the cabinet has approved three amendments to the Muslim Women Protection of Rights on Marriage Bill which has been cleared by Lok Sabha and pending approval of Rajya Sabha.

The original bill was cleared by the Lok Sabha last year but has been stuck in the Rajya Sabha where the BJP-led national coalition NDA is in minority.

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