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Muslim women march against instant talaq bill

Press Trust of India  |  Sikar (Rajasthan) 

Muslim women today took out a silent protest march against the instant triple talaq in Rajasthan's district.

The women took out the march from Idgah Chowk to the district collectorate, holding placards demanding withdrawal of

After the protest march, a delegation of Muslim women handed over a representation to Jaiprakash Chaudhary, addressed to the

The office bearers of the All Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) have been demanding withdrawal of the bill, alleging that it was a defective that would lead to destruction of families and increase the sufferings of the women.

"We reject the bill and appeal to take it back as it is against the Constitution of India, women's rights and gender justice," Yasmeen Farooqui, a board member, had said during a similar protest in last February.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 16:00 IST