Anti-conversion law fine, but proactive measures by religious heads needed too to save Hinduism: BJP leader
"What if the Hindus remain indifferent and apathetic to such threats even after a law is framed against religious conversion?" Santhosh asked
Husaini said that conversion of faith by force, threat or any kind of temptation should be opposed by everyone, but people should have the freedom to practice the faith of their choice.
Stressing that conversion is not a threat, he reiterated that bringing an anti-conversion law would go against the spirit of the Constitution, which granted religious freedom to all citizens.
Bommai was speaking to the media after meeting with a group of seers, who stressed the need for a law banning religious conversion.
Archbishop Machado said there are distressing results due to such laws in other parts of the country.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that anti-religious conversion laws prevailing in other states will be studied to formulate a strong legislation in Karnataka, in the coming days.
The petitioner said his daughter went missing on June 16, 2021, and he later learnt that a man had lured her into marriage and forcibly converted her religion.
The petitioner wife has sought that the FIR be quashed as the angle of forcible conversion by marriage was added against her husband and in-laws by 'certain religio-political groups'
Last month, the Gujarat chapter of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind filed a petition in the HC, claiming that some of the amended sections of the state's new law were unconstitutional.
After hearing the government's arguments, a division bench of Chief Justice Vikram Nath and Justice Biren Vaishnav kept the next hearing on August 19 for pronouncement of an interim order.
The trio was arrested from Ganeshpeth area in Nagpur city on Friday night, he said.
It was alleged that two Sikh women were forcefully converted to Islam in Jammu & Kashmir.
President of DSGMC, Manjinder Singh Sirsa said a delegation is likely to take up the matter with Union Home Minister Amit Shah soon.
The accused, Imran Ansari, allegedly kidnapped a 19-year-old woman from his neighbourhood in Vapi city of Valsad with the intention of marrying her after forcing her to convert her religion.
Gujarat police make first arrest under new anti-conversion law, says man used fake identity, raped victim
Based on a complaint, the Gotri police of Vadodara filed the FIR and arrested Samir Qureshi for luring woman of another religion by posing as a Christian.