Cabinet approves ordinance on Triple Talaq: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday informed that Cabinet has approved an ordinance on Triple Talaq. The Law and Justice Minister said that the government has got the information of 430 incidents of Triple Talaq. Among these, 229 incidents are from before the judgment and 201 after the judgment. They were reported from January 2017 to September 2018. Briefing the media, Prasad said, "Cabinet has approved an ordinance of Triple Talaq. What is important is that the incidents of Triple Talaq continue unabated in spite of the Supreme Court having it annulled."Prime Minister Narendra Modi led-government approved the ordinance after it could not be tabled in the Rajya Sabha due to lack of consensus last month during the monsoon session of the Parliament even as the Union Cabinet had approved an amendment to the Bill.