Uniform Civil Code: Muslim law board convenes late-night meeting after PM Modi's speech
India's top Muslim body, the AIMPLB, has decided to oppose the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) proposed by Prime Minister Modi, stating that it will affect all religions and communities in the country. The UCC aims to implement a set of common personal laws for all citizens of India.
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch in favour of the Uniform Civil Code, India's top Muslim body, the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB), convened a late-night emergency meeting on Tuesday. According to a report by the Hindustan Times, Livemint's sister publication, the Islamic personal law board has decided to oppose the UCC, which is aimed to dissolve all the personal laws based on caste, creed, religion, sexual orientation, and gender. UCC law aims to implement a set of common personal laws for all citizens of India.