#Anandiben Patel

.Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) members stage a protest at Singhu border during their 'Delhi Chalo' march.

  • ‘Farm laws clearly aimed at harming their interest’ leaders of left parties said in a memorandum to the UP Governor 
  • Farmers from eight Western UP districts reached Delhi to join their counterparts from Punjab and Haryana
  • Farmers also staged demonstrations in Western UP, disrupting traffic on the highways

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Anandiben Patel approves the ordinance against forcible or “dishonest” religious conversions (Photo Credits: Facebook/@Anandiben Patel)

  • The forcible religious conversions cannot be also used for any marriage reasons
  • Any marriage, targeted only to convert a woman’s religion will be invalid
  • Anyone related to victim by blood or adoption can file an FIR for these unlawful conversions

.Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
The law against religious conversions was approved by UP cabinet chaired by CM Yogi Adityanath. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The law requires religious conversions for marriage in Uttar Pradesh to be approved by a district magistrate
  • It includes a 10-year jail term if conversion is undertaken unlawfully
  • Other BJP-run states, such as Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, are mulling similar laws