New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- The contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, which seeks to offer citizenship to illegal, non-Muslim migrants from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan, and the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill or the triple talaq bill, which criminalises the practice of instant verbal divorce, will now be taken up during the budget session of Parliament, scheduled to begin on January 31.

On December 27, Lok Sabha passed the triple talaq bill even as the opposition staged a walkout. The government faces stiff resistance from the opposition, including its allies such as the Janata Dal United, on passage of the bill. The opposition wants the bill to be sent to a joint select committee.

According to people aware of th...