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Cabinet approves Amendment in Triple Talaq Bill

ONI BureauThe Union Cabinet today approved amendment in Triple Talaq Bill. FIR can now be filed by victims and even her blood relatives.

Although the offence continues to remain non-bailable but accused can get bail through the Magistrate.

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act passed in the Budget Session bans the practice of instant talaq, a violator would be immediately arrested and sentenced to three years of imprisonment post conviction.

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad will brief media at 4 PM in this regard.


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