Historic agitation of Muslim women against Triple Talaq Bill got overwhelming response which was organised by All India Muslim Personal Law Board on Saturday , at Azad Maidan. Around 60000 to 70000 thousands women participated in this rally across Mumbai, this 2 hour agitation was very peaceful and well organised by the independent volunteers and NGOs. Women from all age groups came from Govandi, Kurla, Cheeta Camp, Ghatkopar, Jogeshwari, Mazgaon and other parts of the city came by buses and train and participated in this rally.Most of them were in Burqas and holding play cards in their hands against Triple Talaq.
Speaking with ‘Hello Mumbai News’ Asma Zehra, head of ladies wing of AIMPLB said, “First I salute to the women of Mumbai who welcomed our invitation and responded well, they faced hot climate and came forward to support our rally and Mission it’s a first kind of agitation of AIMPLB in which women participated in a huge number, during rally we observed every woman is depressed about this Triple Talaq Bill, Government should think it’s a beginning this rally proved all Muslim women want their democratic rights in a democratic way, I also thankful to all my Muslim brothers who supported us and respected our invitation, She said.
Another core team Member of AIMPLB Ishrat Shabuddin says, We got very good response from the women we never except it happened because of the awareness which created among the women by AIMPLB, all women when realised the fact of the Bill, they themselves come forward and participated this rally our agitation against this bill will be continued, I really appreciate and salute the women who make success this rally it’s an eye opener for the present BJP government, they should rethink about this Protection of rights on Marriage known as Triple Talaq Bill must be scrapped because it is totally unacceptable, unislamic and unconstitutional, she said. speaking with ‘Hello Mumbai News’ she said, we handed over our demands and Memorandum to Maharashtra Governor and he assured us will forward it to the President of India and we’ll convey the message.