[BREAKING] "Can we encroach on personal laws?" Supreme Court seeks Centre's response in plea for uniform grounds of divorce, maintenance, alimony

"You want personal laws to be abolished. You are not saying it but that is what will have to be effectively done. How can we encroach upon personal laws," CJI Bobde asked.
Meenakshi Arora and Pinky Anand
Meenakshi Arora and Pinky Anand

Bringing in uniform grounds for divorce, maintenance and alimony for all citizens could raise obvious issues about which religious grounds/ norms should be chosen to apply across the communities, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday even as it sought Central government's response on the same.

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