Haryana Home Minister directs officials to prepare draft of an anti-conversion law

    12-Feb-2021
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Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij directed officials to prepare the draft of an anti-conversion law. Minister Vij said, "enactment of this law will prevent any attempt to get religious conversion by force, inducement, bluff of marriage or by any other unethical methods.”
 

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In November 2020, the Haryana Government had set up a three-member committee comprising Home-I Department Secretary TL Satyaprakash, Additional DGP Navdeep Singh Virk and Additional Advocate General Deepak Manchanda.
 
On November 28, 2020, Uttar Pradesh became the first state to outlaw inter-faith marriage when Governor Anandiben Patel promulgated the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020.
 
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