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Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill

Updated : December 27, 2018 07:17 PM IST

The bill, which seeks to replace an ordinance promulgated in September prohibiting divorce by pronouncing "talaq" by the husband, was passed after over four-hour discussion that saw some heated exchanges between the opposition and treasury benches.
Before a vote on the bill, the Congress and the AIADMK staged a walkout over the government not accepting their demand to refer it to a joint select committee of the Parliament. 
Lok Sabha passes triple talaq bill

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