Haryana home minister Anil Vij on Sunday tweeted a law against ‘love jihad’ is being considered by the state government

After Uttar Pradesh, Haryana now considers law against ‘love jihad’

A day after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi mentioned the state authorities will deliver a strict regulation to curb incidents of affection jihad, Haryana house minister Anil Vij mentioned the identical might be accomplished in Haryana as effectively.

“A law against love jihad is being considered in Haryana,” Vij tweeted in Hindi on Sunday.


Addressing election rallies in Jaunpur and Deoria, Adityanath on Saturday referred to the current Allahabad excessive courtroom ruling which mentioned conversion only for the sake of marriage isn’t legitimate and mentioned the federal government is working in direction of deliver a regulation to cease pressured conversions. “I warn those who conceal identity and play with the respect of our sisters. If you don’t mend your ways, your ‘Ram Naam Satya’ journey will begin,” Adityanath mentioned.

“The Allahabad high court has said that for marriages, changing religion isn’t necessary. The government too has decided to check ‘love jihad’ with all its might. An effective law would be made that would ensure that those who cheat gullible women by hiding their identity would be effectively dealt with,” the CM mentioned.

Love Jihad is a time period utilized by right-wing staff to explain interfaith relationships between a Muslim man and a Hindu lady. In February this 12 months, the federal government instructed Parliament that there was no definition of the time period and no such circumstances had been reported by companies.

Last week, a 21-year-old faculty pupil, Nikita, was shot useless in Haryana’s Ballabhgarh by a person. The sufferer’s household has alleged that the person was pressuring her to transform to Islam in an effort to marry him. Some Hindu outfits have alleged that the girl’s homicide is a case of “love jihad”.

Last 12 months, the Uttar Pradesh State Law Commission submitted a report back to Adityanath, suggesting “a new law to check forcible religious conversions.”

(With Agency Inputs)