Congress queries BJD’s support for Triple Talaq Bills in Parliament
Congress asks clarification from Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik about their party support to Triple Talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha. Congress says that Biju Janata Dal has been playing the equidistant role between the Congress and BJP.
Mr. Bahinipati has raised the issues, on Mr. Patnaik’s support to BJP on Talaq Bill, he claimed that “Why do you claim to be maintaining equal distance from the both the BJP and the Congress”, he asked.
However, the Senior Congress leader also claimed the BJD has supported the NDA government in RTI Bill, and it had also supported to BJP candidate in Rajya Sabha election.
Mr. Bahinipati asked “You are criticizing the BJP during elections and fighting it in Odisha. At the same time, you have been supporting the NDA government on different Bills. Is this not a double standard.” Meanwhile, the state government. Chief whip and Senior BJD MLA Pramila Mallick has secured her party’s from on Triple Talaq Bill. BJD supported to that since it will security and dignity of Muslim women, she said.
Pramila Mallick defending her party’s “equidistant policy,” she had a need to know Mr. Bahinipati about the transfer of Congress votes to BJP in Odisha elections, while the same thing also happened in Patkura Assembly constituency elections.