Triple Talaq row: BJP to appoint 100 women ‘Teen Talaq Pramukhs’ in January

The BJP party’s minority wing in UP is all set to appoint 100 women as Teen Talaq Pramukhs in the state this month as the Triple Talaq Bill shall be taken up for debate in the parliament tomorrow.

The party’s minority wing has announced of appointing women pramuks for each of its organizational districts in the month of November to ensure the rehabilitation of the victims and their children.

According to Haider Abbas Chand, the state president of the BJP’s minority wing, the party is still considering the names it has received and said that the appointments will come through only in January, ET reports.

“We have been receiving recommendations and our committee is looking into them,” he said.

A statewide survey of victims of the practice will be taken up after which appointments will be carried out.

The modalities for the process were being drawn up and an announcement would be made next month, he said.

As far as numbers go around 248 cases have been reported so far after the Supreme Court banned Triple Talaq said Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar in Lok Sabha this month.

However, the minister added a detailed data of such cases is not available but according to data in UP the state alone had the highest number of such cases.

The Centre introduced the Triple Talaq bill in parliament on December 17 and it is expected to replace the ordinance of September.