#goanewsEdiTweeT: SHOULD GOANS BOTHER ABOUT NATIONAL UNIFORM CIVIL CODE?
Why should Goans bother about the proposed #UniformCivilCode (#UCC) at the national level? Because it would replace Goa’s existing #PortugueseCivilCode. And being the only state in India to have a common code for all religions, it’s our bounden duty to guide the whole nation.
Adv Albertina Almeida explains very well in Herald the benefits of Goa’s Code & also the flaws, making India alert of the discriminatory provisions it contains. (Click here to read it online)
It’s high time Goans pull up their sleeves & play a proactive role in the national debate while also making our own Code more progressive & fully Equal by doing away with all kinds of discrimination on the basis of religion or gender.