Legislative Assembly elections are scheduled to be held in Karnataka on 10 May 2023 to elect all 224 members of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly.
Bharatiya Janta Party(BJP) released its election manifesto on monday for the upcoming election in karnataka. In its manifesto, BJP promised to implement the uniform civil code(UCC) and national Register of Citizens(NRC) in Karnataka.
Karnataka CM justified “Uniform civil code is the need of the hour. It will give equality, especially to the women in all the communities, where it has been denied all these years,”
The party also promised to create a special wing in the state called ‘Karnataka State Wing against Religious Fundamentalism and Terror (K-SWIFT).
Addressing the media, Mr Nadda said the manifesto was not prepared after discussions in an air-conditioned room and that party workers had visited every corner of the state and gathered inputs for preparing this document.
BJP is claiming that The Manifesto is covering all the main issues of every section of the society.
Other promises include monthly ration kits for households below poverty line, a fixed deposit scheme for women from scheduled castes and tribes, and a plan to develop Karnataka into a hub of electric vehicles. The party has also promised 3 free cooking gas cylinders to BPL families in a year — one each during the months of Yugadi, Ganesh Chaturthi and Diwali.
The demand for uniform civil code has been arised time to time by many social groups.
Even Delhi High court has shown its concern about UCC and has directed to Central Government to implement UCC.