29 Oct 2022

Gujarat: Government forms panel to implement Uniform Civil Code


Gandhinagar: The BJP government in the state on Saturday said it would set up a committee to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC). 

Gujarat Minister of State for Home Harsh Sanghvi said the state cabinet cleared a proposal to form the committee during its meeting on Saturday. This is could be be the last meeting of the Bhupendra Patel-led cabinet as the schedule for the state elections is expected to be announced next week.

"The committee will be headed by a retired high court judge and will have three to four members," Union minister Parshottam Rupala said.

Earlier, the BJP governments in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh had announced implementation of the UCC in their states.

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