Lucknow, Apr 17: Raising the issue of triple talaq Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said that those who preferred to remain silent on the issue were like criminals.
The Chief Minister was speaking at function organise to commemorate the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Chandrashekhar at the Central Hall of UP Vidhan Sabha on Monday.
He also advocated the implementation of uniform civil code in the country for all the citizens irrespective of their religion. Yogi said that solution to all the problems must be sought within the framework of the constitution. He said that the late Chandrashekhar also was in favour of the uniform civil code.
The Chief Minister said, “a section has been mum on the issue of triple talaq. They have a different view on uniform civil code. Chandrashekhar also wanted one common law for the country”.
Paying tributes to the late leader Yogi Adityanath said that Chandrashekhar was different from other socialist leaders in the sense that he never allowed socialism to degenerate into nepotism, hooliganism, and caste-ism. He assured that his government would work for the welfare of all the sections of the society.
He said that his government was committed to the interests of the farmers and use the opportunity for the poor, farmers and youth to better their lives.
He said that he differed with Chandrashekhar on ideology and thinking but shared the common objective of welfare of farmers, and poor sections. He said that all the people contributed in the freedom struggle but today our struggle is continued for the welfare of the farmers and weaker sections of the society.
“We have got the mandate to work for them and work we will without any discrimination and without sparing anyone who creates hurdles in our mission”, the Chief Minister said.