Speaking to reporters in the state capital Bengaluru on the occasion of Indian Constitution Day, Bommai said, “His government is very seriously considering the implementation of the UCC as it was part of the BJP’s main manifesto at the national level.”
Bengaluru/Shivamoga (Karnataka). Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has said that his government is “seriously” considering implementing the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the state to ensure equality. Speaking to reporters in the state capital Bengaluru on the occasion of Indian Constitution Day, Bommai said, “His government is very seriously considering the implementation of the UCC as it was part of the BJP’s main manifesto at the national level.”
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According to Bommai, the state government is considering various committees set up in different states to implement the UCC, so that all aspects can be studied before taking a decision on it. While addressing BJP workers in Shivamogga on Friday, the Chief Minister had said that the Preamble of the Constitution talks about equality and fraternity. Expressing his commitment to implement the UCC, he said, “..we have been talking about the Uniform Civil Code since the time of Deendayal Upadhyay. Serious consideration is going on in the country at the national and state level. It is also intended to be implemented when the time is right.”
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“…we are also discussing how to (implement) it in our state,” he said. Bommai said the state government would take all necessary measures to implement it. On the anti-conversion law, Bommai said that many called it unconstitutional, but now the Supreme Court has passed an order, which says that forced conversion is a crime. The Chief Minister also said that his party firmly believed that the devotees should manage the temples and provisions would be made in this direction in the coming days.
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