Delhi High Court seeks response from Central government in plea challenging validity of Waqf Act

The plea argued that management of Waqf properties are essentially done on religious lines and that the State is not permitted to regulate the same for one religion alone.
Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla
Acting Chief Justice Vipin Sanghi and Justice Navin Chawla

The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Central government in a public interest litigation (PIL) petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Waqf Act and seeking a declaration that only a Uniform Civil Code can govern properties of citizens [Devendra Nath Tripathi v. Union of India and Anr].

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