Justice L Nageswara Rao said that Supreme Court judges from the Bar should get a “minimum 7-8 years” in office. It is time to take another look at the appointment of lawyers and academicians to the Supreme Court through a structured selection process.
The sticking point is whether there should be a code of personal laws for all or would it infringe the freedom of religion of some. While the Code has been operational for Hindus, if it’s imposed and rejected by any other community, it will be a monumental folly.
The Delhi High Court said that there is a need for a Uniform Civil Code as envisaged under Article 44 of the Constitution and has been reiterated from time to time by the Supreme Court while allowing the plea filed by a man belong to “Meena Community” seeking directions for applicability
A transfer petition has been filed in the Supreme Court by Senior Advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking the transfer of a PIL pending in the Delhi High Court concerning a potential Uniform Civil Ciode.