With 99 votes in favour and 84 in against, the triple talaq bill was passed and further needs the final stamp from the President to become a law. 

Amid heated debates, arguments and walkouts by JD(U) and AIADMK party members, the Rajya Sabha finally passed the bill that criminalises triple talaq, reports News18

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This bill makes it illegal for a Muslim man to seek divorce using instant triple talaq and will criminalise the act for up to 3 years. 

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Quoting it was not about politics, Law Minister Ravi Shankar said: 

This issue should not be seen through a political prism or votebank politics. This is a question of humanity. This is for ensuring justice to women, dignity and empowerment to women and to ensure gender dignity and equality

The bill follows a Supreme Court verdict of 2017 declaring instant triple talaq as unconstitutional.