Congress leader Anand Sharma's proposal. Photograph:( ANI )
Congress leader Anand Sharma has sent a notice proposing names of 17 Rajya Sabha MPs to be members of Select Committee for the Triple Talaq Bill.
The proposal includes the name of MPs such as Renuka Chowdhury, K Rahman Khan, Derek O Brien, Javed Ahmad, Majeed Memon, KK Ragesh, D Raja.
The names of MPs proposed mostly belong to the Congress, AIADMK, SP, BSP, DMK, NCP, CPI(M), CPI parties.
Name of 17 Rajya Sabha MPs including Renuka Chowdhury, K Rahman Khan, Derek O Brien, Javed Ahmad, Majeed Memon, KK Ragesh, D Raja proposed to be members of Select Committee in the notice sent by Congress' Anand Sharma #TripleTalaqBill pic.twitter.com/aExOfiFMnL— ANI (@ANI) January 3, 2018
The Opposition today demanded that the Triple Talaq bill should be sent to the Select Committee for modifications of certain provisions.
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had tabled the bill in Rajya Sabha.
Within few hours of tabling the bill, the Upper House was disrupted due to Opposition's demand of sending the bill to Select Committee.