Political parties welcome SC verdict’s terming triple talaq as unconstitutional

PM Narendra Modi  said Judgment is historic and grants equality to Muslim women and is a powerful measure for women empowerment while Rahul Gandhi welcomes SC verdict and congratulates women who fought for justice 

Political parties welcome SC verdict’s terming triple talaq as unconstitutional August 22, 2017

The different political parties today welcomed the Supreme Court’s verdict terming triple talaq as unconstitutional, illegal and not acceptable.

Statement of the different leaders on the verdict

BJP president Amit Shah said “the decision has heralded a new era in lives of Muslim women. “This verdict is not defeat or victory of anybody, it is a victory of right of equality and fundamental rights of the Muslim women,” he added

Randeep Singh Surjewala, Congress spokesperson said “We welcome this historic judgement because Islam rejects prejudice against and exploitation of Muslim women”.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said “SC’s judgement is victory for all who believed personal laws must also be progressive and compliant with constitutional guarantees”.

BSP Chief Mayawati said “BSP welcomes the verdict. It would have been good if the Muslim Personal Law Board acted in the matter, but they didn’t,”

Union Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said “Victory of our constitutional values. Will repeat what PM has said earlier, don’t link it to any religion,”.

AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi said “We have to respect the judgement. It is going to be a great herculean task to implement this on ground,”

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said “We welcome the Supreme Court’s verdict on triple talaq. Muslim women got justice through it,”

Congress leader Kapil Sibal said  “We hail the judgement, it protects personal laws and at the same time deprecates the practice of triple talaq,” .


“ Congress leader Salman Khurshid said “What we hoped to happen has now happened, it is a good decision”

Maneka Gandhi,Union minister. said “It’s a good judgement and it’s another step towards gender justice and gender equality,”.

UP CM Yogi Adityanath said “Historic judgement, provides not only justice but empowerment also. Welcome it”

CPM also welcomed the Supreme Court verdict on Triple Talaq striking down the arbitrary and instant talaq as unconstitutional. Party says it will give a more detailed response on the issue once the detailed judgment is made available.



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