Lucknow, April 18: Referring to the issue of triple talaaq facing the Muslim women, the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday said injustice meted out to such women was painful and that people mum on such an issue will never be forgiven by the society.
The Chief Minister also advocated the uniform civil code and said that it was in the best interests of the society and the nation that there was uniform law for all. He also said that Chandrashekhar ji was also an advocate for uniform law. The Chief Minister was speaking at the Rajrishi Purushottam Das Tandon auditorium in the Vidhan Sabha building at the book launch of 'Rashtrapurush Chandrshekhar-Sansad Mein Do Took'.
He also exhorted the media to pay heed to positive things happening in the society and avoid negative things as this will result in the society becoming a better place. He also lauded the efforts of the editor of the book Mr. Dhirendra Nath Srivastava and said the book would go a long way in educating and inspiring generations to come.
Yogi Adityanath has said that former Prime Minister Chandrshekhar was a socialist in real sense and that the views expressed by him, both inside parliament and outside were still very relevant. He always strived to keep the society and the nation together and never was influenced by vote bank politics, Yogi observed.
Recalling that he had the opportunity to work in the Parliament with the late former Prime Minister, Yogi said that his speeches were above political space and boundaries and were based on basic issues and in the Indian perspective.