Bangladesh writer in exile Taslima Nasreen’s post ,supporting the Uniform Civil Code,proposed by the Modi government has become a viral discussion among the online community.
She says that If Uniform Civil Code is not good for nation,then democracy,secularism ,equality,justice are not good for nation.’
The Uniform Civil Code has been a heated debate among the Muslim scholars and intellectuals for last few days.
The Indian Union Muslim League and many similar organizations spoke against the center’s move to implement the code in a secular -democratic set up.
Taslima Nasreen, an award-winning writer, physician, secular humanist and human rights activist, is known for her powerful writings on women oppression and unflinching criticism of religion, despite forced exile and multiple fatwas calling for her death. In India, Bangladesh and abroad, Nasreen’s fiction, nonfiction, poetry and memoir have topped the best-seller’s list.
She has been prevented by the authorities from returning to her country since 1994, and to West Bengal since 2007.
However,various Muslim organizations are moving against the code.Many such organizations register their protest against the central government plan to conduct a public survey to reach a consensus on this issue.
Triple talaq, a traditional, male chauvinistic divorce right is being widely debated.
Some progressive women organizations are against the triple talaq.
However,their voice are not much heard when major mainstream organizations took out an aggressive step against the government’s plan to impose the law.