No attempt made to frame Uniform Civil Code so for, says Supreme Court

15 Sep 2019 08:24 AM

No attempt made to frame Uniform Civil Code so for, says Supreme Court

Updated 15 Sep 2019 08:24 AM

The Supreme Court on Friday said that the makers of the Constitution had hoped and expected that the state shall endeavour to secure for the citizens a Uniform Civil Code throughout the territory of India, but till date, no action has been taken on this.
Citing the case of Goa, the apex court said: "Muslim men whose marriages are registered in Goa, cannot practice polygamy. Further, even for followers of Islam, there is no provision for a verbal divorce."

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