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Expressing happiness over passage of the Triple Talaq Bill in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "An archaic and medieval practice has finally been confined to the dustbin of history."

The PM further added, "Parliament abolishes Triple Talaq and corrects a historical wrong done to Muslim women. This is a victory of gender justice and will further equality in society. India rejoices today!"

The Prime Minister thanked all parties and MPs who supported the passage of The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 in both Houses of Parliament and said, "They have risen to the occasion and this step of theirs will forever be remembered in India’s history."

Hailing the passage of the Bill, the PM stated, "This is an occasion to salute the remarkable courage of those Muslim women who have suffered great wrongs just due to the practice of Triple Talaq. The abolition of Triple Talaq will contribute to women empowerment and give women the dignity they deserve in our society."

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PM congratulates Abhijit Banerjee on being conferred the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated Abhijit Banerjee on being conferred the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

“Congratulations to Abhijit Banerjee on being conferred the 2019 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. He has made notable contributions in the field of poverty alleviation. I also congratulate Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer for wining the prestigious Nobel", the Prime Minister said.