#LoveJihad

Lucknow, May 30 (PTI) A 32-year-old man was arrested on Sunday in a case of suspected 'Love Jihad', police said on Sunday.

.Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
The bill was passed after a day-long discussion in the House. (PTI File Photo)

  • The assembly amended the Gujarat Freedom of Religion Act, 2003
  • Fraudulent or forcible religious conversion will now carry a prison sentence of upto ten years and a maximum fine of Rs 5 lakh
  • The main opposition Congress voted against the bill

Kochi, Mar 29 (PTI) The 'Love Jihad' issue, which was put on the backburner by the CPI(M)-led LDF and UDF headed Congress during the campaign for the April 6 assembly polls, has reared its ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
BJP ally and JJP leader Dushyant Chautala has said that he does not support the move to bring a law on 'love jihad. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • "If anybody converts willingly or marries  a partner of another faith, there is no bar," Chautala said 
  • BJP-ruled states -- Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka -- have enacted the law 
  • Chautala has earlier supported the farmers' demand for the repeal of farms laws