Muslim women suffering due to triple talaq: Modi
Taking forward Union Government's stand that triple talaq violated the rights of Muslim women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the women of minority community were facing a lot of problems because of the draconian practice.
Speaking at the second day of BJP National Executive meet in Bhubaneswar, Modi said that the 'new India' would move forward on the path of development rapidly.
"Muslim women are facing difficulties on the issue of Triple Talaq, we should work for solution at district level," news agency ANI quoted Modi as saying.
Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said that Modi wanted social and economic equality in the country where there can be no scope for any kind of discrimination.
On the issue of triple talaaq, Modi reportedly said that all kinds of ill-practices must be shunned.
A two-day BJP National Executive meeting began in Bhubaneswar on Saturday with the lighting of the ceremonial lamp by Prime Minister Modi and party president Amit Shah.
BJP National Executive members, party office-bearers and state unit chief discussed the future strategy of the party at the meet, which at Sant Kavi Bheem Bhoi Sabhagar at the Janata Maidan on Saturday.
Modi, who landed at the state capital on Saturday afternoon, also held a roadshow from the airport to the Raj Bhavan, covering a distance of around 8 km.