Source: News Bharati English06 Oct 2016 19:33:48

Hyderabad, Oct 6: The government does not have any intention to interfere in the Muslim Personal Law, assured Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Deputy Chief Minister of Telangana Mahmood Ali when the latter called on him at Hyderabad.

Singh also said that the government was not taking any steps to implement the uniform civil code so the Muslims should not have any apprehensions.

Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali called on the Union Home Minister in New Delhi and apprised him of the anxiety of the Muslim society about the uniform civil code and Muslim Personal Law.

During the visit, Ali briefed the Home Minister about the cases regarding divorce and polygamy among the Muslims. He apprised the Home Minister of the strong apprehension of the Muslims in Hyderabad about the two most sensitive matters.

Ali said that there are people professing different faiths in India and there have been repeated attempts from the hardliners to insist on implementation of uniform civil code that has created apprehensions in the minds of the Muslims.

Mahmood Ali also impressed upon Rajnath Singh that amending personal law will further alienate the Muslims.

Rajnath Singh gave a clear assurance to Mahmood Ali that Government does not have any intention to interfere in Muslim Personal Law. He also said that Government is not taking any steps for the implementation of Uniform Civil Code. He advised the Muslims not to have any apprehensions.