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Modi regime helping Muslim women voice their rights: Sakshi

Press Trust of India  |  Mathura 

Muslim women are getting the freedom to raise voices for their rights under the Modi regime, MP Sakshi Maharaj said today.

"It is a good sign that Muslim women are demanding their rights, especially on the triple talaq issue, under the Modi regime. Since the women from the community also voted for Modi, it is the moral duty of the to provide them relief," he told reporters here.

"I have always been criticised for raising the plight of Muslim women. But now, even the members of the community are awakening to this reality," he said.

Lauding Chief Minister for his style of functioning, the controversial parliamentarian said the joint efforts of Mayawati, and could not deviate the CM from his mission of "developing UP".

He also hit out at the critics of the state government's"anti-Romeo squads".

"Why are the critics of anti-Romeo squads silent on stone pelting in Kashmir and the atrocities committed on Hindus in Kerala and West Bengal?" he asked.

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First Published: Mon, April 17 2017. 22:42 IST