New Delhi: On 21st November, The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) released a statement regarding the Uniform Civil Code (UCC). According to the board, the UCC is neither suitable nor useful for a vast multi-religious country like India.
The board added that the UCC is unethical to the fundamental right to practice religion as enshrined in the Constitution.
The statement said, “India is a multi-faith country, and every citizen is guaranteed to practice and profess his faith and religious beliefs and to act on and preach the same. The government should not attempt to impose the Uniform Civil Code directly or indirectly, partially or fully, the board said in a statement, adding doing so would be unacceptable.”
Whereas, The Allahabad HC has called UCC a necessity and asked the center to implement it as per the guidance of the supreme court. The court directed the Centre to consider the constitution of a committee or commission for implementing the mandate of Article 44.
Rakesh Tikait, Spokesperson of BKU also fears that there is something else in the black box by center even after PM Modi decided to roll back the Farm Laws. Tikait said, “There is a plan, He was not inching down and of a sudden, he came down and apologized and accepted his mistakes with sweet words”. He fears The government is up to something incoming winter session and sudden, news related to UCC have started to erupt.