Triple Talaq Now a Criminal Offence: What You Need to Know

What does this mean for Muslim men and women in India?

Published01 Aug 2019, 01:30 PM IST
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On 1 August 2019, the President of India gave his assent to the Triple Talaq Bill, now making it the Triple Talaq Law.

Just two days before this, the Rajya Sabha passed the bill that criminalises instant Triple Talaq.

What does this mean for Muslim men and women? Who’s affected by it, what are the arguments for and against it? That’s today’s Big Story.

The Triple Talaq Bill has been controversial, and so we hear from several voices on this podcast, including members of the Muslim community, the ruling government, as well as members of the opposition.

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