Lucknow: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi bats for the nationwide implementation of Uniform Civil Code while addressing BJP’s booth workers in Bhopal, All-India Muslim Personal Law Board held an emergency meeting in Lucknow via video conferencing.
As per reports, AIMPLB decided to oppose the the implementation of Uniform Civil Code – which seeks to formulate and implement a set of common personal laws for all the Indian citizen regardless of their religion, caste, and creed.
Those who attended the meeting – AIMPLB President Saifullah Rehmani, Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi Mahali, chairman of Islami Centre of India and Member of AIMPLB, AIMPLB lawyers and others – agreed on presenting their case infront of the Law Commission.
Speaking to Hindustan Times, Farangi Mahali said that AIMPLB will oppose the Uniform Civil Code tooth and nail.
“We are chalking out strategy to counter the proposed move of the government by preventing the views infront of the law commission more powerfully,” he said.
Prime Minister on Tuesday, June 27, said that country cannot run on two laws.
“The constitution talks of equal rights. Supreme Court has asked to implement Uniform Civil Code,” he said.