Govt to ensure passage of Triple Talaq bill in Budget session

NEW DELHI: The Government today made a strong pitch for the passage of the triple talaq bill in the Budget Session of Parliament and said it would talk to various parties to bring about consensus on the issue.

A day before the start of the session, the Government met leaders of several political parties in Parliament House and sought their cooperation in ensuring its success.

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Arun Jaitley and Ananth Kumar, besides leaders of the opposition and other parties.

Parliamentary Affairs Minister Kumar termed the all-party meeting “fruitful”. (AGENCIES)