AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday in his reply to the President Ram Nath Kovind's speech used shocking language in the Lok Sabha.
While speaking about the President's address where he spoke about Nikah Halala, an abusive practice perpetrated on Muslim women who want to remarry their spouses from whom they were divorced, he said:
"I would like to ask who are those (undecipherable) 'jaahil' (uneducated) people who write the speech. There is no such thing as Nikah Halala in Islam, only Nikah. Tell them that after the Supreme Court judgment if the Nikah doesn't break, how can there be a Halala? " he asked
President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday had said eradication of social evils like Triple Talaq and Nikah-Halala is imperative for ensuring equal rights for women in the country.
In his address to both the houses of the Parliament in the Central Hall, Kovind urged all the members to cooperate in these efforts to make the lives of women “better and dignified”.
“To secure equal rights for every sister and daughter in the country, eradication of social evils like Triple Talaqand Nikah Halala is imperative,” Kovind said in his customary address after the formation of the 17th Lok Sabha.
Earlier on Monday, the Parliament saw some choice of words by the lawmakers which did not have any place in the Lower House.
During the session, controversy erupted as Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury made an objectionable statement against PM Modi.
Chowdhury, while speaking in the Lok Sabha called Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'gandi naali' while saying how he cannot be compared to Indira Gandhi, The remark sparked an uproar in the Lower House.
While saying there's no comparison between Indira Gandhi and PM Modi, Chowdhury said, "Kahan Maa Ganga, Kahan Gandi Naali (one is Mother Ganges, other is a dirty drain).