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‘Infringement of Elementary Rights’: Assam Muslim Leaders React On Repealment of Marriage & Divorce Registration Act – News18


He added that there are several BJP leaders who themselves follow practices. (Getty)

He added that there are a number of BJP leaders who themselves observe practices. (Getty)

The feedback got here after the Assam Cupboard on Friday repealed the Assam Muslim Marriage and Divorce Registration Act, 1935

All India United Democratic Entrance (AIUDF) MLA Dr (Hafiz) Rafiqul Islam stated that the BJP authorities has no braveness to implement the Uniform Civil Code. He stated, “They have been additionally attempting to carry UCC to Assam, however it isn’t potential as individuals from a number of castes and communities live within the state.”

“That is simply their tactic to focus on Muslims. So, they couldn’t carry any Invoice on polygamy or UCC in Assam. So, they’re repealing the Assam Muslim Marriages & Divorces Registration Act. Assam cupboard doesn’t have the correct to repeal or amend a constitutional proper,” stated  AIUDF MLA.

Including to Dr Hafiz Rafiqul Islam’s opinion, Congress MLA Abdur Rashid Mandal stated, “This (BJP) is an anti-Muslim authorities. They’re attempting to indicate the Hindu folks that they’re favouring them and depriving the Muslims.”

One other AIUDF MLA, Hafiz Basir Ahmed acknowledged, “That is fully an unlawful, unethical determination of the Assam Authorities. That is the BJP authorities’s new ways to hurt the Muslim group. The choice is anti-Muslim.”

Secretary of Jamiyat Ulema, Assam Abdul Kader stated, “We don’t have the latest doc presently, later we’ll talk about the authorized points of cupboard determination, however by demolishing the Kazi system I’m afraid it’ll improve youngster marriage in Assam.”

Explaining extra in regards to the Kazi system, he stated the system maintains the registration of Muslim marriage and is recognised as an institutional course of. “However after demolishing the Kazi system unauthorized Kazis will come out regionally and carry out or administrate marriages. This course of shall be dangerous. There is not going to be any registration, so, no documented proof shall be there of kid marriages,” he added.

Senior advocate Zunaid Khalid additionally reacted on the cupboard’s determination, “In Muslim group, Nikah is a standard, religious custom. Repealing the Assam Muslim Marriage and Divorce Registration Act of 1935 is infringement of our elementary rights. The protections given to us (Muslims) in Articles 25, 26 to twenty-eight are being infringed. Till the private regulation violets elementary proper is legitimate. Sooner or later of time, we’ll go to courtroom.”

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