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Muslims won't accept Common Civil Code: Bukhari

July 25, 2003 12:24 IST
Last Updated: July 25, 2003 13:30 IST

Former imam (head cleric) of Delhi's Jama Masjid Abdullah Bukhari has said the idea of a Common Civil Code for the country was 'unacceptable to Muslims'.

Bukhari, who is not keeping good health, was in Ajmer to visit the memorial to Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti.

"Hindus and Muslims would have to live together like sugar in milk and all those who try to create a wedge between the two communities should be snubbed," he told reporters on Thursday.

Bukhari accused Bharatiya Janata Party leaders of trying to create a rift between Hindus and Muslims for their own selfish ends.

He praised the government's initiative for improving relations with Pakistan.

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Sub: Who are we kidding

All the people advocating the UCC. Do they know what UCC means. Do they think indian government is capable of handling such a sensitive issue ...

Posted by divine Watcher

Sub: Bukhari

This man has always been suffering from a "bukhaar" ie a fever of anything Indian. I wonder if Muslims really support him. Really, it is ...

Posted by Anand Rajadhyaksha

Sub: civil code

mr.bukhari let me enlighten about the fact that even in GOA there is uniform civil, if the muslims don't have a problem with this ...

Posted by deepankar

Sub: I love America

Recently a Florida judge ordered a Muslim women to take off her burkha in order to take a driver's license picture. The lady was refusing ...

Posted by manu

Sub: Move to Saudi Arabia

If Muslims don't want a common civil code, they should move to Saudi Arabia

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