B R Ambedkar

Uniformity, Diversity

Hindu, Christian and Parsi communities have moved ahead and accepted the first stage of reforms. Let the Muslim community come forward and accept the first stage of reforms which have been embraced by other Islamic countries long ago. In this context, the constitutional promise of a Uniform Civil Code could be conceived around the principles of equality, liberty and fraternity committed to constitutional and gender justice without upsetting cultural sensibilities associated with religion and culture

Importance of social reform

To give one example, while efforts to reduce alcohol consumption are needed in both poor and rich countries, in the former the need is much greater as the ruin caused by alcoholism is much greater.