First Muslim Women Rights Day Declared on August 1, 2020
August 1 will be commended as “Muslim Women’s Rights Day” starting now and into the foreseeable future, as it was on this day a year ago that the triple talaq bill got the Presidential gesture. This arrangement has been made by the Bharatiya Janata Party with the aim to expand its worthiness inside the Muslim people group, say sources.
Sources state that the BJP will praise this “memorable day” in a major way, with unmistakable appearances from the Cabinet, including Smriti Irani, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, and Ravi Shankar Prasad, tending to Muslim ladies through virtual gatherings. Other gathering pioneers have additionally been approached to hold virtual meetings and comparative projects the nation over, in a move, which the gathering feels, will fortify public agreement in the nation and extend the gathering’s range among Muslims.
BJP pioneer revealed that our legislature is painted as hostile to Muslims by numerous individuals but then it was just our administration that carried the bill to annul the merciless act of triple talaq. The annulment of triple talaq has improved the social and monetary status of Muslim ladies the nation over, particularly the individuals who are in the lower layers. The positive effect of this Act will be found in the years to come.
The bill, which accommodates a prison term for Muslim men who practice triple talaq, was passed in the Lok Sabha on 25 July 2019, with 303 MPs casting a ballot in support of its and 82 against it. It was passed by the Rajya Sabha on 30 July, with 99 MPs casting a ballot in support of its and 84 restricting it.
According to the numbers gathered by the Ministry of Minority Affairs, there has been an 82% decrease in cases of triple talaq or talaq-e-bidder after the death of “The Muslim Women Act.which has condemned triple talaq.
As indicated by service authorities, from 1985 and until August 2019, in any event, 383,000 occurrences of triple talaq were accounted for in the nation. In any case, post-July 2019, just 1,039 instances of triple talaq were recorded. These numbers, according to service authorities, were gathered from different Waqf sheets, minority commission, and nearby organizations.
Before August 2019, the greatest number of triple talaqs was accounted for from Uttar Pradesh (63,400), West Bengal (51,800), unified Andhra Pradesh (41,382), Maharashtra (39,200) and Bihar (38,617).
Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Law Minister, Smriti Irani, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, and Manjit Singh Rai, Vice-Chairperson, National Commission for Minorities were available at the occasion.
- Egypt was the primary Muslim nation to abrogate triple talaq in 1929 followed by Sudan, Pakistan in 1956, Bangladesh in 1972, Iraq in 1959, Syria in 1953, and Malaysia in 1969
- Cyprus, Jordan, Algeria, Iran, Brunei, Morocco, Qatar, and UAE likewise nullified the act of Triple Talaq.