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Volume 6 Issue 1
One Nation, One Code : Assessing the Viability of a Uniform Civil Code
|Mohamed Jaleel, Malik Sabana S, Mohamed Fayaz J, Nithya Shree M
|This research paper endeavors to critically examine the feasibility and implications of implementing a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in India. Against the backdrop of diverse personal laws governing different religious communities, the study delves into the historical evolution of the Uniform Civil Code discourse, tracing its roots to Article 44 of the Indian Constitution. The paper meticulously analyses the current status of personal laws, highlighting disparities in legal perspectives, constitutional considerations, and societal viewpoints to offer a comprehensive evaluation of the challenges and controversies surrounding the implementation of a Uniform Civil Code. By drawing upon comparative analyses with other nations that have adopted similar legal frameworks, the study seeks to glean insights into potential models and lessons that may inform the Indian context. Furthermore, the paper explores public opinion on the matter and scrutinizes the potential societal impact of a Uniform Civil Code, emphasizing the delicate balance required to address cultural sensitivities while pursuing legal uniformity. Government initiatives and policy considerations are scrutinized to assess past attempts and propose future directions for the realization of a Uniform Civil Code in India.
This research paper concludes by integrating diverse viewpoints to offer a nuanced comprehension of the feasibility of implementing a Uniform Civil Code in India. It contributes to the ongoing discourse by offering insights into the legal, social, and cultural dimensions that surround the pursuit of a unified civil code, ultimately striving to foster harmony in a nation characterized by rich diversity.
|Constitutional Principles, Cultural Pluralism, Religious freedom
|Sociology > Administration / Law / Management
|Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024
|One Nation, One Code : Assessing the Viability of a Uniform Civil Code - Mohamed Jaleel, Malik Sabana S, Mohamed Fayaz J, Nithya Shree M - IJFMR Volume 6, Issue 1, January-February 2024. DOI 10.36948/ijfmr.2024.v06i01.11869
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