The 268-page report included newspaper clippings regarding forcible conversions, international covenants on the right to religion, anti-conversion laws in neighbouring countries and India.
The SIT was formed about a fortnight ago after some members of Hindu organisations met Kanpur IG Mohit Agarwal, alleging 'love jihad' incidents.
The suspension order was issued on August 24 based on the recommendations of a 10-member district level monitoring committee following allegations that it was promoting “love jihad”
Guwahati Police Commissioner Munna Prasad Gupta said “Begum Jaan” had been banned based on the recommendations of a 10-member district level monitoring committee.
The accused sexually assaulted a 24-year-old woman at his travel agency office in Muvattupuzha and then at locations like Goa, Mysuru and Wagamon for nearly a year in 2019, as per the complaint.
MoS Home G Kishan Reddy quoted Article 25 of the Constitution and said it provided for the freedom to profess, practice and propagate religion subject to public order, morality and health.
According to the public affairs commission, the Church’s stand has been misconstrued by vested interests.
A special team traced the whereabouts of Mittai Babu, the main suspect in the case, to Chennai. He is likely to be produced before a court in Tiruchy on Thursday morning.
NCW chairperson Rekha Sharma alleged that women are forcefully converted and taken to different countries.
In an interaction with TNIE, Kerala Catholic Bishops Council (KCBC) deputy general secretary Fr Varghese Vallikkat, however, clarified it was not targeting any particular community.
State Police Chief Loknath Behera said it was legally possible for the police to probe forceful conversion in an inter-religious marriage only if there is a complaint.
The Synod, held at Ernakulam, had passed a resolution expressing concern over the rising cases of love jihad and forwarded a representation to the NCM seeking action.
Fr Mundadan's remarks appear in his column 'Varikalkidayil' (Between the lines) which can be read in the January 22 issue of Sathyadeepam, a weekly published by the Syro Malabar Church.
Extending support to Syro-Malabar Synod’s concern over love jihad, Kummanam demanded that the jihadis should be brought to justice.
The Synod claimed that over half of the 21 women who joined Islamic State hailed from the Christian community.