Strict Love Jihad Law in UP soon, proposal sent, says Home Department

New Delhi: A strict law against ‘Love Jihad’ will soon be brought in the state. Home Department has sent a proposal to the Department of Law, says Home Department, Uttar Pradesh ANI reported.

Earlier this week, the BJP govenments on Madhya Pradesh and Haryana announced to enact a law against love jihad.

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Tuesday said that the state government will bring a bill against ‘love jihad’ in the next Assembly session that will have the provision of five years of rigorous imprisonment.

“One word ‘ Love Jihad’ is doing rounds. We are making preparations to introduce the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Bill, 2020 in Assembly. It will have provision for five years of rigorous imprisonment against those involved in forceful religious conversion and marriage by lure or fraud,” Mishra told reporters here.

(This is a developing story)

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