Terming the Uttar Pradesh population control bill as a part of the BJP’s “election propaganda” ahead of assembly polls, local Samajwadi Party (SP) MP Shaqfiqur Rahman Barq has hit out at the state government, saying it should ban marriages if it wants to stabilise rising population.
The Uttar Pradesh Population Policy 2021-2030 was unveiled on World Population Day on Sunday by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to steady the population in the state and reduce maternal and infant deaths in a time-bound manner while bringing down the gross fertility rate among women to 2.1 by 2026 and to 1.9 by 2030.
“It (invoice) is electoral propaganda. They (BJP) take a look at all the things from a political angle. They simply need to win elections and don’t take any determination within the curiosity of the folks. Since the UP meeting election is coming, they’re involved about it. By the grace of Allah, we won’t allow them to win,” Shaqfiqur Rahman Barq said on Sunday evening.
“It can be higher to cease marriages. No one must be allowed to get married for the following 20 years and no youngsters can be born,” he added.
“Those who will problem the legislation of Allah will get completed,” the MP from Sambhal said further.
Shaqfiqur Rahman Barq said while China was encouraging its citizens to have more children, India is doing the opposite which might backfire in case of a war.
“Lots of births are going down in China and also you (India) are stopping folks from having youngsters. A time will come after we can be only a few. If there’s a conflict, then from the place will you deliver folks to combat,” Shaqfiqur Rahman Barq mentioned.
He additionally alleged that the lately held block panchayat chief polls have been rigged by the ruling BJP.
According to the draft of the inhabitants management invoice put up on the state legislation fee web site, folks having greater than two youngsters within the state can be debarred from contesting native our bodies polls, making use of for presidency jobs, or receiving any form of subsidy.
The draft invoice, for which recommendations have been invited from the general public until July 19, additionally prohibits promotions in authorities jobs for such folks, whereas providing incentives to these limiting their youngsters to 2.
The draft says it’s needed to manage and stabilise the inhabitants of the state for the promotion of sustainable improvement with extra equitable distribution.
If enacted, the provisions of the proposed laws titled The Uttar Pradesh Population (Control, Stabilisation and Welfare) Bill, 2021 will come into drive after one 12 months from the date of publication within the Gazette, based on the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission (UPSLC) web site.
Assam, which is one other BJP-ruled state, too has introduced that it’s going to progressively implement a two-child coverage for availing advantages below particular schemes funded by the state.
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