Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the Modi government enacted a law against triple talaq to give effect to the decision of the Supreme Court.
Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Friday that 'vote bank merchants' gave political clemency to the triple talaq and that it was the Narendra Modi government that made it a crime that made Muslim women self-reliant and confident Increased.
Addressing a program via video link on the first anniversary of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act 2019, Naqvi said that after the enactment of this law, there has been a drastic reduction in three divorce cases.
He said that the Modi government is committed to political empowerment and not to 'political exploitation'. Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani also addressed Muslim women on the occasion.
Naqvi said that August 1 is the day when Muslim women were liberated from the social evil of triple talaq and it was recorded as 'Muslim women's rights day' in the history of the country.
Taking a direct attack on the Congress, he said that triple talaq or 'talaq-e-biddat' was neither 'Islamic nor legal' but in spite of this "vote bank merchants" called this social evil " Gave 'political patronage'. He said that the law against triple talaq could have been passed only in 1980 when the Supreme Court gave a historic verdict in the Shah Bano cases.
The BJP leader said, "The Congress had an absolute majority with 400 out of 545 Lok Sabha members and 159 out of 245 in the Rajya Sabha, but the Rajiv Gandhi government took its strength in Parliament to make the Supreme Court's decision ineffective." Used and denied Muslim women 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. He said, "A year has passed since the law against triple talaq has been passed and since then there has been a decline of around 82 percent in three talaq cases.
If any such case comes, action will be taken under this law. "The program addressed Muslim women from several cities including New Delhi, Greater Noida, Lucknow, Varanasi, Jaipur, Mumbai, Bhopal, Hyderabad and Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu.