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The Uniform Civil Code and the Succession Laws: Analyzing the Adversely Distinctive Elements from the Prism of Judicial Opinions

“Where more then 80 percent of the citizens have already been brought under the codified personal law there is no justification whatsoever to keep in abeyance, any more, the introduction of the ‘uniform civil code’ for all the citizens in the territory of India.” – Justice Kuldip Singh in Sarla Mudgal v. Union of India1… Continue reading The Uniform Civil Code and the Succession Laws: Analyzing the Adversely Distinctive Elements from the Prism of Judicial Opinions

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Need of Uniform Civil Code for Unification of India

India is a vast country with 1.28 billion people, spread over 3270000 sq. kms. It has 22 official languages and other 1527 unofficial languages, which is a very unique thing. The country inhibits people from various religions out of which, there are 7 major religions and 4 of them, took birth in the country itself.… Continue reading Need of Uniform Civil Code for Unification of India

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Uniform Civil Code – A Fanciful Legislation

The Uniform Civil Code is one of the directive principles of state policy contained in he Constitution of India. It directs the state “to endeavour to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India”.  It created controversy since its inception. The multiplicity of diverse religions caused alrming situations. The apex… Continue reading Uniform Civil Code – A Fanciful Legislation

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Uniform Civil Code: Questioning India’s Definition Of Secularism

The Directive Principle of State policy gives us Article 44 –The Uniform Civil Code which  states “The State shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a uniform civil code throughout the territory of India”. The Directive Principles are mere guidelines to states and are not enforceable in courts of law if they are not fulfilled… Continue reading Uniform Civil Code: Questioning India’s Definition Of Secularism

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Criticism against Uniform Civil Code and the Role of State in Implementing It

India is a vast country with 1.28 billion people spread over 3270000 sq. km. it has 22 official languages and another 1527 ‘official’ mother tongue which is a very unique. The country inhibits people from various religions out of which there are primary 7 major religions of which 4 took birth in the country itself.… Continue reading Criticism against Uniform Civil Code and the Role of State in Implementing It

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Uniform Civil Code in India – Need of the Hour

Before we look deeper into the horizons of the uniformity of civil code in India, we must first do a shallow analysis of what actually consists of the same. Uniform Civil Code is India is basically an intense proposal to replace the personal laws (matrimonial laws), based upon the customs and religion of every particular… Continue reading Uniform Civil Code in India – Need of the Hour

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Uniform Civil Code – To maintain diversity we need uniformity

Uniform Civil Code will eradicate all personal laws, with common set of law of governing the citizens, for the above purpose it is suggested but not yet implemented. It covers under Article 44 of the Indian Constitution i.e. directive principle of state policy. It will deal with laws relating to marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption and… Continue reading Uniform Civil Code – To maintain diversity we need uniformity