Congress Chose Vote Bank Over Justice To Muslim Women: Smriti Irani

Congress by no means aimed to higher the lives of Muslim girls, Smriti Irani stated. (File)

New Delhi:

Within the 1980s, Congress had a chance to do justice to Muslim girls, nevertheless, vote financial institution was extra essential for the get together and never justice to girls, stated Union Minister Smriti Irani on the first anniversary of regulation towards triple Talaq on Friday.

Recalling the 1980s period, when Congress was the ruling get together within the nation, Ms Irani stated that the get together by no means aimed to higher the lives of Muslim girls, once they “had the numbers.”

“Within the 1980s Congress had time and numbers to do justice to Muslim girls. However vote financial institution was extra essential for them and never justice to Muslim girls. They by no means aimed to higher the lives of Muslim girls,” Ms Irani stated.

Union Ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, and Smriti Irani on Friday addressed Muslim girls right here to commemorate the primary anniversary of regulation towards Triple Talaq.

The Invoice was handed by Parliament final yr and the Centre determined to have a good time the day as Muslim Girls’s Rights Day.

As Eid and Raksha Bandhan are across the nook, Ms Irani congratulated girls and thanked the Prime Minister for guaranteeing girls”s empowerment.

“Naqvi Ji at all times advised me that he’ll give me an Eidi that can make me be happy with him. At this time is one such day,” she stated.

Taking a dig on the Congress, Ms Irani stated that the get together cared extra about its survival than giving justice to girls. She did point out how she adhered to the Prime Minister’s attraction of sporting a face masks and “do gaj ki doori“.

“This nation had a girl Prime Minister nevertheless it was PM Modi who cared for the empowerment of ladies by means of initiatives like bogs development, the opening of financial institution accounts and 10 crore households being benefitted by the Aarogya Setu scheme,” she stated.

“80 lakh poor girls obtained screened for breast most cancers like illnesses. I consider a day will come once we will see Muslim girls main digital literacy,” she stated.

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