Noorjehan Safia Niaz, co-founder of the Bhartiya Muslim Mahila Andolan, speaks to The Indian Express about the efficacy of the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 and the organisation’s fight to bring in a comprehensive law on Muslim marriage.
JD (U) national spokesperson K C Tyagi told The Indian Express, “We will oppose the triple talaq Bill in the form in which it was tabled in the last session. If there are suitable amendments in the Bill, we will see if we should support it in Parliament.”
The Parishad, which works for issues related with Muslim women and seeks their resolution through constitutional methods, in its manifesto said practices like polygamy, halala and female circumcision should be brought under broader gender justice law.
Addressing a convention organised by the AICC minority department in New Delhi, Dev prefaced her remarks saying she comes from Silchar, the population of which consist of 30 to 35 per cent people from the minority community.