The state government had in July unveiled a policy aimed at stabilising the population in Uttar Pradesh and reducing maternal and infant deaths in a time-bound manner.
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Saturday instructed the state government officials to form a high-level committee on population control and land law.
The JD(U) top leader's remarks on population surge last week had triggered debate among the political parties with many BJP leaders of Bihar differing with him and supporting the legislation route.
He himself was in favor of population control but it should not be politicized, Tankha said, referring to a proposed population control law in the BJP-ruled Uttar Pradesh.
He alleged that the BJP is best at hiding its failures and raising non-issues ahead of every election.
BJP MLA from Bhopal Huzur Rameshwar Sharma on Tuesday wrote a letter to Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan seeking enactment of a law to control the rising population in the state.
BJP to introduce private members' bills on population control, uniform civil code in Monsoon session
The proposed legislations on population control and uniform civil code, issues that usually trigger heated polemics in the country, are in line with BJP's ideological agenda.