Ahead of the Budget Session, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appealed to the Opposition to support the Triple Talaq bill.
During his address, PM Modi said,
“I make a humble request to all parties that we can pass the bill on Triple Talaq. We have to pass this bill and protect the Muslim women”
PM Modi further highlighted that the world is optimistic about India and that the budget will add new vigour to India’s development.
"This budget session is important. The world is extremely optimistic about India. The budget will add new vigor to India’s development and will fulfill aspirations of people"
"We should make the most use of our health system of parliamentary committees and discuss aspects of the budget. Let us think about the well-being of rural India, our farmers, Dalits, tribal communities, Mazdoors"
As the Budget session of the Parliament begins on Monday, the Muslim Women's (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 related to triple talaq, the Codes of Wages Bill, 2017, Rights of Children to Free and Compulsory Education, 2017 are among the important bills that will be tabled for discussion and passage.
As many as 28 bills will be tabled in the Lok Sabha, while 39 bills are listed for the Rajya Sabha for the upcoming session. Long pending issues including the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016 and the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, will be discussed in the Lower House.
Meanwhile, the Triple Talaq Bill passed in the Lok Sabha in the last winter session of the Parliament will be in focus in the Upper House of the Parliament.