PIL In SC Concerning Uniform Guidelines For Adoption And Guardianship

A PIL has been filed in the Hon’ble Supreme Court by Advocate and BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay urging the Apex court to direct the centre to remove peculiarities concerning the grounds of adoption and guardianship and making them uniform for all the citizens across the country.

The PIL filed asserts that the current grounds of ‘Adoption and Guardianship’ are discriminatory and the petitioner seeks directions declaring them violative of Article 14, 15 and 21 of the Indian Constitution.

The petitioner also states that the current process of adoption is based on such grounds which discriminate on the basis of religion and gender since every religion has its grounds for adoption which creates confusion on the different rights for adoptive parents and adopted children.