Dehradun: The political turmoil over the upcoming elections in 5 states has intensified, meanwhile, Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami has made a big announcement regarding the Uniform Civil Code. He has announced that the preparation of the Uniform Civil Code will begin as soon as the new government is formed. He said, immediately after its swearing-in, the new BJP government will constitute a committee of jurists, retirees, eminent persons of the society and others to prepare a draft Uniform Civil Code for the State of Uttarakhand.
If the BJP wins the elections and fulfils this promise, it will be the first government in the country to do so. Chief Minister Dhami said, "The government will constitute a committee of jurists, retirees, eminent persons of the society and other stakeholders immediately after its swearing-in. Which will prepare a draft uniform civil code for Uttarakhand. The scope of this Uniform Civil Code is a uniform law for all people on matters such as marriage, divorce, real estate and inheritance irrespective of the religion they believe in. The Uniform Civil Code will be an important step in fulfilling the dreams of the framers of the Constitution and will enthuse the spirit of the Constitution. It will also be an effective decision regarding Article 44 of the Indian Constitution. Which presents the concept of a uniform civil code for all citizens of India. The Supreme Court has also not only insisted on its implementation from time to time but has also expressed displeasure over not constantly taking steps in this direction.''
Chief Minister Dhami said that it will enhance social harmony, promote gender justice, strengthen women empowerment. Let us tell you that all the 70 assembly seats of Uttarakhand are going to the polls on February 14. Saturday is the last day to campaign for this. Campaigning in the hilly region will come to a halt on Saturday evening. The BJP has thrown all its might on the last day of campaigning to woo the voters again.