Congress Gives Political Protection To Social Evils: Naqvi

Congress gives political protection to social evils like triple talaq for ‘vote bank’: Naqvi. Triple Talaq Law Anniversary, a law made against triple talaq in the country is going to be a year on 1 August.

About a year ago, the Modi government enacted a law against triple talaq. On this occasion, Union Minority Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that some people gave political protection to triple divorce for vote bank.

The Modi government declared it a crime, which brought confidence to Muslim women. Addressing Muslim women across the country through a video link at an event to mark the first anniversary of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, Naqvi said that in the cases of triple talaq after the enactment of the law There has been a huge decrease.

He said that the Modi government is committed to political empowerment and not to political exploitation. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani also addressed Muslim women on the occasion.

Naqvi said that 1 August is the day on which Muslim women were freed from the social evil of triple divorce and it has been recorded as Muslim Women’s Rights Day in the history of the country.

Targeting Congress

He said that there was a shortage in the Congress party. He said that triple divorce was neither Islamic, nor legal, but despite this, Congress gives this social evil political protection for the vote bank.

He said that the law against triple talaq could have been passed in 1980 when the Supreme Court gave a historic verdict in the Shahbano case.

He said the Congress had an absolute majority in Parliament with over 400 out of 545 Lok Sabha members and 159 out of 245 members in Rajya Sabha. But the Rajiv Gandhi government used its power in Parliament to make the Supreme Court’s decision ineffective.

Depriving Muslim women of their constitutional and fundamental rights. Naqvi said that the Modi government enacted a law against triple talaq to give effect to the decision of the Supreme Court.

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