Late on Sunday evening, a small protest against forced conversions turned into a full-blown standoff between the police and Hindu activists.
The order said that in the last few days, incidents of violence had occurred due to which reactionary incidents took place.
Decide representation to withhold release of movie based on religious conversion, Delhi HC tells Centre
Judges while dealing with a PIL by All India Practicing Lawyers Council, said the government has the power to consider the grievances raised by the petitioner and take necessary action.
Four people, including two women, have been arrested for allegedly attempting to coax people into converting to another religion, at Neelahalli village in Yadgir taluk on Sunday.
Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday reiterated his government’s stand on bringing a law against forcible religious conversions in the state.
In a related video, the 1985-batch IAS officer is seen sitting at a gathering where another man is talking allegedly in a provocative manner about the merits of converting to Islam.
The ATS arrested Maulana Umar Gautam on June 20 for allegedly running a racket of illegal religious conversions.
He was responding to members, who demanded that a law similar to the one in Uttar Pradesh be introduced in Karnataka.
SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Natesan has said that some Christian sects in the country are converting people by exploiting their backwardness.
BJP launches campaign against Congress-led Chhattisgarh government over alleged religious conversions
The BJP claimed that religious conversions are being carried out with the connivance of the Chhattisgarh government.
The BJP claimed that considerable religious conversions are being carried out under the shelter of the state government.
Hindu Jagarana Vedike activists raid church alleging religious conversion in Karnataka's Kukkundoor village
The members alleged that accommodating more than 35 persons who were Hindus inside the church were attempts to convert them religiously by means of allurement.
The group of right-wing activists accused pastor Harish Sahu of indulging in religious conversion and manhandled him as well as Ankush Bariyekar, general secretary of Chhattisgarh Christian Forum.
On June 21, UP ATS had zeroed in two clerics from Delhi and claimed to have busted a “huge conversion racket” that was allegedly involved in the conversion of “thousands of people”.
The mob also vandalised his property and manhandled his family members before fleeing from the spot, he said.