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Over 25,000 Muslim women protest against Uniform Civil Code

SURAT: Over 25, 000 Muslim women protested against Uniform Civil Code (UCC) in a rally organized by All-Muslim Samaj  on Friday. They came  from Limbayat, Udhna, Rander, Adajan and walled city areas  to show their solidarity with Muslim Personal Law . Later they  submitted a memorandum to district collector saying that Muslim women will not tolerate any interference in their personal laws, reported TOI.

Humeria Shaikh, a housewife from Limbayat, said, “Sharia is oxygen for Muslim men and women and under no circumstances, we will agree to any changes in our personal law.”

A signature campaign has been started in the city to get the support of Muslim women against the UCC. A huge response to the campaign should be a clear message to the central government that there can’t be any compromise on Muslim Personal Law.” All-Muslim Samaj member Maqsood Beg Mirza told the English daily .

 

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‘We want Personal Law’ We Love Shariat’ and We are Satisfied with Our Shariat’ were some of the slogans written on their banners and placards .

 

 

–Courtesy “MM”