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UP Cabinet approves ordinance against religious conversions for marriage

An official spokesperson said the approval for the ordinance was given at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here.

Published: 24th November 2020 07:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th November 2020 07:05 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday approved the draft of a stringent law to deal with religious conversion for the sake of marriage, which BJP leaders refer to as "love jihad".

An official spokesperson said the approval for the ordinance was given at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here.

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