AIMPLB rejects Centre's stand on Triple Talaq and Unifrom Civil Code
AIMPLB attacked the Modi government and said that the Centre should not interfere in religion. Quoting the example of the United States of America, he said, "States in the USA have their own personal laws and its functioning well. What is the issue with personal
New Delhi: All India Muslim Personal Law Board, on Thursday, came down heavily on the Modi government for opposing the Triple Talaq and also rejected idea of Uniform Civil Code in the country.
Addressing a press conference in the national capital on Thursday, the AIMPLB General Secretary Maulana Wali Rehmani said that the interference of the Centre in this matter would always be repulsed by the Board. The AIMPLB also criticised the move of the Centre to file an affidavit in the Supreme Court last week opposing Triple Talaq and polygamy in Islam.
The board also termed the Law commission as biased and said that it was working as a government body rather than being independent. “The Law commission is doing an illegal work. We boycott the consultation paper and reject the questionnaire sent by the commission," Maulana Rehmani said.
Rejected Uniform Civil Code
- The AIMPLB outrightly rejected the idea of Uniform Civil Code.
- The Government had no business to addresss this issue which was a ploy to dievrt attention of muslims from real issues.
- He said the Government was trying to introduce Uniform Civil Code to cover its failures in the last two years.
What else the board said:
- “We live in this country in accordance with the Constitution, which grants us freedom to live and practice our religion. Also, India is a country with diverse cultures and all of them should be respected,” AIMPLB General Secretary Wali Rehmani said.
- AIMPLB attacked the Modi government and said that the Centre should not interfere in religion. Quoting the example of the United States of America, he said, "States in the USA have their own personal laws and its functioning well. What is the issue with personal laws?”
- The board accused the government at centre and said that it is trying to rake up the issue of Uniform Civil Code to cover up the failures of the administration in handling national challenges.