“Uniform Civil Code Pointless Controversy Created By Centre”: Siddaramaiah

“We’ll reply after the publication of the draft Code”, the chief minister informed the delegation.


Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Wednesday termed the problem of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) an pointless controversy created by the Centre in view of the Lok Sabha elections subsequent 12 months, and guaranteed representatives of the All India Muslim Private Regulation Board (AIMPLB) that he would defend the rights of minorities.

Mr Siddaramaiah informed an AIMPLB delegation that known as on him that his authorities is not going to enable suppression of minority rights. “The state authorities will act to guard the rights of minorities; no want to fret about this,” the chief minister stated.

Throughout a dialogue on the Chief Minister’s Dwelling Workplace ‘Krishna’, the AIMPLB members expressed concern in regards to the “risk to the rights” of Muslims and the Muslim private legislation as a result of implementation of the UCC, a press release issued by the chief minister’s workplace stated.

The earlier Regulation Fee had rejected the central authorities’s proposal saying that implementation of UCC was not possible on this numerous nation, they informed the chief minister.

“Now the central authorities has requested the current Regulation Fee to overview this matter once more. Accordingly, the Regulation Fee is accumulating opinions from the general public,” one of many delegation members was quoted as saying.

In reply, Mr Siddaramaiah stated, “We’ll reply after the publication of the draft Uniform Civil Code. Our authorities won’t ever enable suppression of minority rights. The central authorities is creating pointless controversy within the wake of the election.” 

The delegation members additionally requested the federal government to guard the Waqf properties and clear encroachments. 

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