President Approved Uniform Civil Code Uttarakhand Bill, 2024

President Droupadi Murmu approved the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) Uttarakhand Bill, 2024.

Uttarakhand will become the first State in the country to implement the UCC.

The Bill addresses practices such as polygamy, polyandry, halala, iddat, and talaaq, and ensures property rights, equal marriageable age, and equal inheritance rights.

On the 7th of February 2024, the Uttarakhand Assembly passed the Uniform Civil Code Bill. With the enactment of UCC law, everyone in the State will get equal rights without any discrimination in matters like maintenance, adoption, inheritance and divorce.

Q: Which state recently became the first in India to implement the Uniform Civil Code (UCC) ?

a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Uttarakhand
c) Punjab
d) Maharashtra

Ans : b) Uttarakhand

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