Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said in a written reply to the Lower House, that detection and investigation of offences related to religious conversions is the concern of state governments
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'This Bill will replace the Religious Freedom Act of 1968 (after the approval by the state Assembly),' state home minister Narottam Mishra said
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Under the proposed law, no person in the state will be able to convert anyone directly or otherwise through marriage or by any other fraudulent means by luring or intimidating anyone
On Saturday, Governor Anandiben Patel assented to an ordinance against forcible or fraudulent religious conversions. The law stipulates imprisonment up to 10 years and a maximum fine of Rs 50,000
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Police arrested Christian priest and were questioning members of a seminary after Bajrang Dal accused them of trying to convert villagers to Christianity
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Amdist ongoing row over "ghar wapsi", BJP leader and Union Minister Kalraj Mishra today said an anti-coversion law was needed and every party must support it.
However, the Union minority affairs minister made it clear that she would abide by her party line which favours a new law as of now provided a political consensus is formed.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said the Centre would think of bringing an anti-conversion law if there was consensus among political parties on the matter.
The Union minister was in Lucknow to attend the platinum jubilee function of a girls' college where he made the statement.
The Sangh Parivar would be in more agreeable light if it focuses on reasons why people shift to other religions, inviting the great risk of being socially ostracized.
On the particular incident of conversion in Agra, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Venkiah Naidu made it clear that the Centre had no role in dealing with it as it was a subject matter of the Uttar Pradesh government.