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Uniform Civil Code: Muslim outfit to organise seminar on November 5

PFI leaders, including Mohammed Sheikh Ansari, besides the top functionaries of the SDPI, a pro-Tamil outfit, and a women's forum would participate in the seminar, the outfit said in a release.

By: PTI | Chennai |
November 3, 2016 7:55:02 pm
Popular Front of India, Uniform Civil Code, Mohammed Sheikh Ansari, SDPI, DMK, news, latest news, India news, national news, Chennai news The Popular Front of India said it would organise the seminar, ‘Common Civil Code is against Pluralism’, on November 5 in Chennai.

With a raging debate going on over the implementation of Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the country, a national-level Muslim outfit on Thursday said it would organise a seminar here on November 5 on why UCC was against pluralism. The Popular Front of India said it would organise the seminar, ‘Common Civil Code is against Pluralism’, on November 5 in Chennai.

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PFI leaders, including Mohammed Sheikh Ansari, besides the top functionaries of the SDPI, a pro-Tamil outfit, and a women’s forum would participate in the seminar, the outfit said in a release. The meet, scheduled to be held at the Reporters’ Guild, comes in the backdrop of staunch opposition from several parties, including the main opposition in Tamil Nadu Assembly, the DMK, and Muslim outfits, to UCC.

Last month, the Law Commission had solicited public opinion on rehauling family laws cutting across religions. It had sought the views in the context of Article 44 of the Constitution which directs the State to endeavour to enact a Uniform Civil Code for all its citizens.

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