Uniform Civil Code: Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar has given a big statement on Tuesday regarding the Uniform Civil Code. The Vice President said that the time has come to implement the UCC (Uniform Civil Code). At the same time, he stressed that any delay in the implementation of the UCC would be detrimental.
According to news agency ANI, Vice President Dhankhar emphasized on this while addressing the 25th convocation of IIT Guwahati. Said that the Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) are fundamental in the governance of the country and it is the duty of the state to make them into rules.
Those who made anti-India statements were targeted
During this he mentioned that many DPSPs (for example right to panchayats, cooperatives and education) have already been converted into law. Meanwhile, on attempts to tarnish India’s image and “anti-national statements coming to the fore again and again”, Dhankhar said the time has come to effectively weed out those making anti-India statements.
The Vice President also pointed out that no foreign entity can be allowed to play with our sovereignty and dignity. Describing India as the oldest, largest, most functional and vibrant democracy, the Vice President said that today we are giving stability to global peace and harmony. We cannot let our rich, flourishing democracy and constitutional institutions come under fire.
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Vice President said – Zero tolerance against corruption
He said that now there is zero tolerance towards corruption. During this, he called for creating a corruption free society. He said that corruption is undemocratic, corruption is bad governance, corruption stops our development. While a corruption free society is the surest guarantee for your development path.
During this, Vice President Dhankhar indirectly targeted the opposition. Said that instead of resorting to the legal process, some people protest on the streets when they are caught on charges of corruption. The Vice President also asked the students to take pride in being an Indian and its historical achievements. He praised Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and said that the work, vision and implementation lies in the CM of Assam.
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