- On June 21, the Modi government had introduced a new bill with three divorces in the Lok Sabha
- The new bill replaced the ordinance that took place in February with three divorces
- Three Divorce Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha in February but was stuck in the Rajya Sabha
Jul 25, 2019, 08:40 AM IST
new Delhi. After discussions on the three divorced bills in the Lok Sabha on Thursday, it is likely to be passed. Official sources said that the ruling BJP has issued whips to its MPs and asked them to stay in the house during the debate. Divorce has been termed as divorce (divorce-e-bidtat) â€‹â€‹and divorce has been pronounced to be pronounced in jail.
In the second term of Modi Government-2, in the first session of Parliament, the first bill was introduced on June 21 on three divorces. Opposition parties including the Congress had expressed objection to the bill, after which voting was done. In the first tenure, the government had passed the three divorced legislation from the Lok Sabha, but there was no majority in the Rajya Sabha, due to which there was no majority. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar had said that the new bill has replaced the ordinance introduced in February. Javadekar had expressed the hope that this bill will be passed from the Rajya Sabha this time too.
Congress has lost two opportunities for women empowerment, this bill is an opportunity for them: Modi
In response to a discussion on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's motion on the Thanksgiving session on June 25, Congress appealed to Congress to support three divorce bills. He said that Congress has already lost two women empowerment opportunities. Three divorce bills are the third chance for them. In the 1950s, there was an opportunity for the same civil code. But, then Congress lost and the 'Hindu Code' bill was brought. After 35 years, in the case of Shah Bano, there was an opportunity to ensure gender equality, even then the Congress lost. But now it does not need to see (three divorces) to connect to any religion, sect.
Why did the new bill have to be brought on three divorces?
According to parliamentary rules, the bill, which is presented directly in the Rajya Sabha, does not automatically end in the event of dissolution of the Lok Sabha. The bill which is presented in the Lok Sabha and is pending in the Rajya Sabha, ends automatically in the case of the lower house ie Lok Sabha dissolution. The same happened with the three divorce bills and for this reason the government has to bring a new bill.
Bill passed in Lok Sabha in February
In the Lok Sabha, the legal stopping bill on three divorces was passed in February. The NDA government did not have a majority in the Rajya Sabha, so the bill remained stuck there. Now the government is hoping to present it in the budget session and pass it through both Houses. Ordinance can also be changed in law only if it is passed within 45 days of the commencement of parliament session. Otherwise, the ordinance period expires.
These changes were made in the new bill
- According to the new bill prepared on the basis of ordinance, police will not be able to give bail to the accused. Magistrate can give bail on the grounds of victim's wife after hearing the reasons for reasonable reasons. They will also have the right to maintain marriage by reconciliation between husband and wife.
- According to the bill, the child will remain in the custody of the mother till the decision is made. The accused will have to live up to him also. The crime of three divorces will be cognizable only if the members of the victim's wife or her family (mike or in-laws) enter the FIR.