It is BJP’s social vs Congress’s political engineering: Naqvi

Written by Abantika Ghosh
| New Delhi |
Published: June 14, 2018 4:11:03 am

Union ministers Prakash Javadekar, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Harsh Vardhan at an iftaar party hosted by Minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi in New Delhi Wednesday. Renuka Puri

Having shunned iftaars for four years of the Narendra Modi government, the BJP waded into it on Wednesday, with Minority Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi hosting one for Muslim women. Among the guests were a few victims of triple talaq — and not all of them were in favour of the law banning instant triple talaq, the BJP’s showpiece legislation for the welfare of Muslim women. Several Cabinet ministers attended the event, among them Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, Textiles Minister Smriti…

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