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Government has failed to bring in Uniform Civil Code, says Supreme Court


The Supreme Court said the nation has still not endeavoured to secure for its citizens a Uniform Civil Code. The government has till date taken no action, a Bench of Justices Deepak Gupta and Aniruddha Bose observed in a judgment delivered on Friday.

Justice Gupta, who wrote the 31-page judgment, said the founders of the Constitution had expressed their hope that one day the State would fulfil expectations of a Uniform Civil Code.

Hopes of founders

The founders had penned their hope that a uniform set of rules would replace the distinct personal laws of marriage, divorce, etc. based on ...


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