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Uniform Civil Code, judicial reforms among key pending points: Tejasvi Surya | India News – Times of India


AHMEDABAD: Enacting Uniform Civil Code and amending the system of appointment of judges are some of the foremost reforms which are nonetheless pending, nationwide president of the BJP Yuva Morcha Tejasvi Surya mentioned right here on Friday.
As within the case of abrogation of Article 370, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would take care of these points efficiently, he mentioned throughout an interactive session at a `Youth Conclave’ organized to mark Modi’s 71st birthday.
“Many legal reforms are yet to be carried out. The BJP tried to bring in judicial reforms in 2014. Neither the Constitution nor the founding fathers had envisioned a system where judges will appoint judges in a very opaque system. No country in the world has an opaque system like this,” Surya mentioned in response to a query.
“The PM and then law minister Arun Jaitley made an attempt to change this system and bring in a bill for judicial reforms, which was passed but was later struck down. That is a very important pending reform,” mentioned the MP from Karnataka.
“Uniform Civil Code is a very important commitment of this country and our constitutional promise from a very long time, which is also pending,” he mentioned.
Electoral reforms had been additionally crucial, Surya mentioned, asking why there couldn’t be a “more foolproof system of voting” primarily based on digital strategies which can “enhance the voting percentage”. There was a proposal that Indians dwelling overseas ought to be capable to vote, he mentioned. Congress will oppose this as a result of it is aware of that Prime Minister Modi is in style among non-resident Indians too, the BJP chief mentioned.
“Imagine if they are also given voting rights, what will be the margin of our victories,” Surya mentioned, including that “revisiting the wrong interpretation of our Constitution” was additionally wanted.
“A lot of civilisational issues need to be addressed,” the BJP youth wing chief mentioned, urging filmmakers to indigenize movie-making and spotlight “local heroes” akin to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Rana Pratap.
“Please tell the stories which are integrated with the culture of this land. How many more movies will you do about Jodha-Akbar? … Why can’t we make a Rs 100 crore movie on Birsa Munda?” he requested. “A deeply ingrained colonial consciousness” is troubling all our movie-makers, Surya claimed.
“While we see 100 movies showcasing love in the Taj Mahal, why can’t we celebrate the architecture of Bhadreshwara temple or the great temples of Hampi in Karnataka,” he requested.
He additionally slammed Rahul Gandhi about his latest feedback the place the Congress chief accused the RSS and BJP of not giving girls their due. Modi was the primary Prime Minister to emphasize the significance of sanitation and “started a movement” of constructing bogs so that ladies can attend nature’s name with dignity, Surya mentioned, additionally mentioning schemes akin to Ujala, Ujjwala, precedence for girls within the Mudra scheme and in home registration underneath the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna.
“These are the important steps the PM has taken to ensure that women are respected, empowered … Our PM feels that the real way to empower is to give highest representation to women in the Union cabinet,” Surya added.



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