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‘Uniform Civil Code Should Be Left to Religious Leaders’

Mulayam Singh Yadav today said on the issues of country and humanity everyone should be united

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Publish Date: Oct 15 2016 10:43AM | Updated Date: Oct 15 2016 10:43AM

‘Uniform Civil Code Should Be Left to Religious Leaders’

Adding his comment about the Uniform Civil Code which is being opposed by Muslim outfits, Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav today said the issue should be left to religious leaders.

 
“I will not say much on this issue but there should not be dispute on it. The issue of uniform civil code should be left to religious leaders,” he said.
 
“On the issues of country and humanity everyone should be united,” Yadav told reporters when asked about his views on the ongoing debate over Uniform Civil Code.
 
This issue was raked up earlier also, he said and recalled a programme in Pune in which social thinker late Ram Manohar Lohia was speaker.
 
"There was a tension among Hindus and Muslims on this issue but a large number of people gathered to hear Lohiaji,” remembers Yadav.
 
“He said that Quran, Geeta and Ramayana - all teach us lesson of humanity. Everyone should hold rope of religion and live with unity", he said.