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Mizoram’s lone Lok Sabha MP to oppose UCC

 

Aizawl: C. Lalrosanga, the lone Lok Sabha member from Mizoram, said that he will oppose the proposed legislation of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) if it is introduced in the Parliament in the coming session to begin from July 20.

Lalrosanga said that he will be echoing the voice of the people of Mizoram regarding the legislation of the UCC as the people of the state had make it clear their opposition to the proposed implementation of the Code.

He said that the UCC, if implemented will result in suppression of the freedom of religion as it will curtail the religious tradition of religious minority communities in the country.

He also expressed the fear that imposing a uniform code will harm the unity and integrity of the Indian nation.

“Mizoram state assembly also had unanimously adopted an official resolution opposing the UCC,” he said.

The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) MP said that his party has openly opposed the implementation of the UCC as the state chief minister and MNF president Zoramthanga had already written to the Law Commission of India not to formulate legislation in the Parliament.

The churches and other political parties in the state have also submitted their opposition to the implementation of the UCC in response to the public notice issued by the Law Commission of India. 

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