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'Lawgical Connect' Debates Art. 44 UCC - A Review ...

"Uniformity is NOT the idea of India"  ~ Shri S. Gurumurthy 

This is the review of the above event from a personal perspective, covering trivia, exchange of ideas and 'politically sensitive' highlights that Times of India would never write about.
Shri S. Gurumurthy, as Moderator of the event opened the debate to the panelists with a brief introduction, and how! In his opening address, Shri Gurumurthy argued that 'Uniform Civil Code' should actually be renamed as 'Common Civil Code'. He said "Uniformity is NOT the idea of India".

UCC is one of the most misunderstood concepts in contemporary India and hence a matter of high-octane debates, mostly between the Secular Thekedaars and the 'Communal' Hindutva-wadi. This was probably the first time ever that someone tried to present UCC in such clear terms, replacing simple word 'Uniform' with 'Common', and the whole perception & understanding of the Civil Code is put bac…