The Narendra Modi government, in a bid to protect Muslim women, is planning to "triple talaq" (instant divorce) a non-bailable offence. The bill will be introduced in the Winter Session of Parliament. Reports indicate that govt will amend marriage act to protect Muslim women and make instant talaq as the non-bailable offence. The law provisions Three years imprisonment for men who will flout the rules though it will not be applicable in Jammu and Kashmir. Govt will set up a group of ministers to work out the modalities of the legislation and its various implications.
Published On: Dec 01, 2017