Seeking uniform grounds for divorce and inheritance- PIL filed in SC

The PIL was filed by Advocate & social-political activist, Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay.

*Grounds-*
1.Uniformity in succession and inheritance is not only necessary to secure gender justice, gender equality & dignity of women but also essential to promote fraternity, unity and national integration.

2.The Centre has failed to provide even gender-neutral and religion-neutral uniform grounds of succession & inheritance for all citizens in the spirit of Articles 14, 15, 21, 44 & International Conventions.

*Sought for-*
1.the discriminatory grounds of succession and inheritance are violative of Articles 14, 15, 21 of the Constitution.

2. Frame gender-neutral, religion-neutral uniform guidelines of succession and inheritance for all Indian citizens.

3. Direct the Law Commission of India to examine the Laws relating to succession & inheritance of the developed countries and International Conventions in this regard.

4.Prepare a report on ‘uniform grounds of succession and inheritance’ for all citizens in the spirit of Articles 14, 15, 21, 44 of the Constitution within 3 months.

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