Lucknow: Amid reports of close ties to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Shivpal Yadav has advocated the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code (UCC). Shivpal Yadav has said that now is the right time to implement the Uniform Civil Code. Let us know that the national president of Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (PRASPA) Shivpal Yadav said this during a programme organized on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti.
Shivpal Yadav was addressing a programme on the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti and Rahul Sankrityayan's death anniversary. Delivering a speech on the subject of nationalism and socialism, Shivpal Yadav said that both Ambedkar and Lohia had openly advocated socialism. He had also advocated a uniform civil code in the Constituent Assembly. Shivpal Yadav said that Ram Manohar Lohia had even made it an issue in the 1967 elections.
At the same time, after Shivpal Yadav raised the issue, Samajwadi thinker, National President of the Intellectual Assembly and National Spokesperson of Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Rashtriya Dipak Misra said that he wants to meet PM Narendra Modi, LK Advani and Shanta Kumar Singh to demand the implementation of the Uniform Civil Code soon. For this, Dipak Misra has also sought time to meet PM Modi.