Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma. (File Picture: PTI)
The committee will even interact in in depth dialogue with all stakeholders, together with authorized specialists, to reach at a nicely knowledgeable resolution on prohibiting polygamy.
The Assam authorities has determined to type an skilled committee to analyze whether or not the state authorities has the authority to ban polygamy within the area, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated on Tuesday.
The Committee will scrutinize the provisions of the Muslim Private regulation (Shariat) Act, 1973, together with Article 25 of the Structure of India, to the directive precept of state coverage for a uniform civil code.
The committee will even interact in in depth dialogue with all stakeholders, together with authorized specialists, to reach at a nicely knowledgeable resolution.
The Assam Authorities has determined to type an skilled committee to look at whether or not the state Legislature is empowered to ban polygamy within the state. The committee will look at the provisions of The Muslim Private Regulation (Shariat) Act, 1937 learn with Article 25 of the Structure…— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) May 9, 2023
“Polygamy is a vital concern. In Assam, Barak valley is a gray space together with Hojai and Jamunamuk. Throughout our crackdown on baby marriage within the state it was noticed in lots of occasion many aged individual had a number of wives and beneath the marriageable age. To cease the kid marriage, we’re of the view that banning polygamy is the necessity of the hour,” the chief minister stated.
“The committee shall come into pressure from tomorrow onwards and shall search suggestion from folks, authorized provisions below the regulation. Polygamy just isn’t a necessary a part of Islam. Even Prophet Mohamed most popular monogamy,” Sarma stated.
“The tribal society of Assam to apply polygamy, nut that’s on a person stage and never on the societal strata. We’re taking solely about polygamy. UCC is a broader side and we will deal solely with polygamy,” Sarma added.
This comes, as Assam Chief Minister on Might 2, said that the proposed UCC have to be applied to curb polygamy for the better curiosity of the Muslim girls.
“If the uniform civil code doesn’t get applied then polygamy shall proceed. A person shall proceed marrying three 4 girls curbing the rights of a lady,” he had stated.
In response to Zunaid Khaleed, advocate Guwahati excessive courtroom, the interpretation of the Quran verse says” Marry such girls as appears good to you … twice, thrice or 4 instances. If can’t do justice then marry one”
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