[Uniform Civil Code] Central government asks Supreme Court to dismiss plea by BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay with costs

The Central government's affidavit said that the parliament exercised the sovereign power to enact laws, and no outside power or authority could issue a direction to enact a particular piece of legislation.
Supreme Court and  Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay
Supreme Court and Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay

The Central government has opposed a petition filed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay before the Supreme Court seeking uniform grounds and procedure for divorce and uniform procedure for adoption and guardianship for all communities across the country [Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay v Union of India].

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