First State to Implement Uniform Civil Code

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  • The state government of Uttarakhand has decided to implement the Uniform Civil Code in the state.
  • This will be the first state in India to implement the Uniform Civil Code.
  • A committee of experts will be formed at the earliest for the same and Uniform Civil Code will be implemented across the state.
  • The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is basically the formulation of one law related to personal issues such as marriage, divorce, succession, and adoption for all citizens of the country, irrespective of their religion or faith.
  • Goa has been following the Portuguese Civil Code, 1867 which is also called Uniform Civil Code.

Facts to know:

 

  • Governor of Uttarakhand: Mr. Gurmit Singh.
  • Chief Minister of Uttarakhand: Mr. Pushkar Singh Dhami.
  • Corbett National Park is located in Uttarakhand - the oldest National Park in India.
Uniform Civil Code
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