“Understanding the concept of Uniform Civil Code and what are the pros if it is applied in all states of India”

uniform civil code in india
uniform civil code in india

What is the Uniform Civil Code in India ?

The Uniform Civil Code is a subject which mainly refers about the implementation of personal laws for all the citizens residing across the India regardless of their religion, gender and sexual orientation. If we, look back towards in the history of India during the British Raj era in India there were mainly two communities residing i.e Hindu and Muslims. At that time British leaders who were ruling over India was specifically having fear from the Indian opposition community leaders which creates a vast domestic violence. So in accordance to stop this violence british government had implemented there divide and rule policy across the nation which created a violence between hindu and muslim people due to forming of their personal law in view of religion, gender and sexual orientation.

Uniform Civil Code (UCC) Meaning

Uniform Civil Code means it is a common law for all the citizens residing over India whoever are suffering due to laws created by British Era in accordance dividing the Indian Citizen into the specific religion and tie them with the help of personal law created in the past. For eg Hindu law and Muslim law. All this law are creating violence between the two communities due to different law created in the past. So, Uniform Civil Code is a law implemented in India for removing the inequality from the citizen of India.

Why is the need of UCC in India ?

The UCC is important to apply in each and every state of India whatever controversies has been created by britishers  due to which the different religion communities are fighting over the small topics by naming it as “Hindu” and “Muslim”. So, if UCC is applicable it will be all common for all the religions and whatever controversies were created by britishers will get dismissed and in India there will be peaceful atmosphere atleast regarding the religion and gender.

Let us know about who has firstly implemented this law in India

The 1st State to implement UCC is Uttarakhand. The Government of Uttarakhand has introduced the said bill to provide equal rights to everyone and establish uniform rules for personal matters such as marriage, divorce, inheritance, and property rights for all citizens of a country, regardless of their religious or cultural background.

What is UCC for UPSC ?

UPSC (Union Public Service Centre) is a place wherein most of the students across the India of various religions is preparing for the exam and they want to work with the Central Committee of India for their nation. So, indeed this a very crucial concept which is dividing the people of India into the various religious. So, accordingly this student union of students who are preparing or passed out the UPSC exam or drop the exam or teaching as faculty in the coaching classes can help the government while specifying if any loopholes are there in UCC or if no loopholes are there then why it is not implementing in the every State of India.

What are the negative mentality of people of India regarding UCC?

The main negative mentality of the people of various community is justifying that :-“Our Citizenship is snatching away from Us”. The Article from 25 to 28 clearly specifies that it allows the religious freedom to maintain their personal groups and affairs Constitution of India. While Article 44 also provides freedom to for making common law for Indian citizen while formulating national policies


The state is trying to create one set of rules for everyone, but it’s moving slowly because it’s hard to get everyone to agree. We need to talk to people from different groups more to find a solution that works for everyone. Also, we can make more laws that apply to everyone equally, no matter what their religion or personal beliefs are. It’s important to ask people from different communities what changes they thought should be made to the laws.

Article By – Kapees Patwa

Ref – jagranjosh

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