The Uniform Civil Code Debate: Balancing Personal Laws and Constitutional Principle

  • Huma Sardar
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  • Huma Sardar

    Advocate at Delhi High Court, India

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The discourse surrounding the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India emerges as a multifaceted matter entwining jurisprudence, societal principles, cultural distinctions, and constitutional tenets. This comprehensive exploration delves into the myriad aspects of the UCC, delineating its historical progression, constitutionally enshrined statutes, personal legal doctrines, and the fervent dialogues encompassing its enforcement. The investigation meticulously examines the prospects and impediments of the UCC, encompassing harmonization of legal frameworks, dissent from assorted communal cohorts, fiscal considerations, and the feasibility of impartiality across genders. Furthermore, it proffers sagacious recommendations for formulating policies, effecting legal amendments, and fostering public cognizance to strike an equitable equilibrium between uniformity and plurality. In summation, the UCC transcends the realm of mere legal precepts; it stands emblematic of India's persistent endeavour to amalgamate its opulent cultural heritage with the requisites of contemporary society, judicature, and societal metamorphosis. This scrutiny presents a nuanced perspective on a discourse that continues to shape India's legal milieu, mirroring the nation's steadfast commitment to justness, parity, and human entitlements within a diverse societal tapestry.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 4, Page 2354 - 2380


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