Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday indicated at the impending decision on Uniform Civil Code after the historic Supreme Court judgment in the Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid Land dispute.
Time has come, he said when asked about Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in the country. "Aa gaya samay (Time has come)," he told reporters here when asked about the UCC.
After the verdict came out, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya is a landmark judgement which should be respected by all.
In a brief interaction with reporters here on the sidelines of Uttarakhand's 20th state foundation day, Singh said, "It is a historic and landmark judgement of the apex court which everyone should respect."
The Judgment of Hon'ble Supreme Court on Ayodhya is historic. The Judgement will further strengthen India’s social fabric.— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) November 9, 2019
I urge everyone to take the verdict with equanimity and magnanimity. I also appeal to the people to maintain peace & harmony after this landmark verdict. pic.twitter.com/DWnVRPuXMG
“I also feel that the judgement will strengthen the country's social fabric," he said and appealed to people to maintain peace and social amity. Singh was here to attend the state's 20th foundation day function as the chief guest.
It was during his tenure as the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh in year 2000 that Uttarakhand was separated from it and granted statehood.