UCC news Muslim organisations joint statement against Uniform Civil Code appeal govt to respect religious freedom

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UCC News: As debate over the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is underway in the nation, major Muslim organisations in the country have issued a joint statement and expressed their opinion against the UCC saying that its affecting the Muslim Personal Law.

In a joint statement, Muslim organisation said that the foundation of Muslim Personal Law is the Shariat Application Act 1937 which is directly related to the religious identity of the country’s Muslims.

All the rules made in this Act are proved by the verse of Quran Sharif and Hadith, therefore, all the Muslim organisations appeal to the government to abandon the intention of Uniform Civil Code affecting the Muslim Personal Law.

In the statement, they further said that the government should respect the religious freedom given in the constitution.

Muslim organisations have also appealed to the Muslims to send their objectionable opinion to the Law Commission before July 14 and oppose the Uniform Civil Code.

Who all have signed the joint statement 

  • Maulana Khalid Saifullah, President, All India Muslim Personal Law Board
  • Mohammad Asghar Ali Imam Mehndi, President, Ahle Hadith
  • Maulana Arshad Madani, President, Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind
  • Maulana Mahmood Madani, President, Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind
  • Sadatullah Hussaini, President, Jamaat-e-Islami
  • Maulana Syed Ahmad Wali Rahmani, Amir-e-Shariat, Bihar Jharkhand, Odisha
  • Maulana Abdul Qasim Nomani, Mohtmim, Darul Uloom Deoband

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