Critical Analysis of Uniform Civil Code

  • Sreeja M.
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  • Sreeja M.

    Student at SASTRA Deemed University, India

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The Uniform Civil Code (UCC), also known as "One Nation – One Law", is defined in the Constitution of India under Article 44 of the Directive Principles of State Policy, which states that it is the duty of the state to provide citizens with a uniform civil code. throughout the country. Its main objective is to replace the personal laws based on the scriptures and customs of each major religious community in India with a common set of rules to govern every citizen. Personal law differs from public law and basically includes marriage, divorce, inheritance, adoption and alimony. There are mainly three contextual issues that are related to the Uniform Civil Code in modern India. They are legitimacy, most viz. Minorities and gender equality. The main goal of this analysis is to understand the detailed concept of the unified civil code, i.e. its beginning, current development, advantages, disadvantages and the role of the judiciary. The Uniform Civil Code should strike a balance between the protection of fundamental rights and the non-secular dogmas of the people. So finally in the post critical analysis and conclusion.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 6, Page 1279 - 1284


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