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Saturday, 26 December 2020

Cabinet approves love-jihad bill in MP

Cabinet approves love-jihad bill in MP: The accused will be sentenced to 10 years in prison, those who help will also be sentenced; The right to alimony to the victim and the child

Religious leaders, qazis, clerics or clergymen who convert without applying are also liable to imprisonment for up to 5 years.

The meeting was held at the residence of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

આ પણ વાંચો: પ્રધાનમંત્રી આવાસ યોજના 2020

The Shivraj government of Madhya Pradesh has approved the anti-love-jihad law. In Madhya Pradesh, the Cabinet has approved the anti-love-jihad bill 'Freedom of Religion Bill 2020'. In Madhya Pradesh, the Shivraj government's cabinet has approved a draft bill against love-jihad. It will now be introduced in the winter session of the Legislative Assembly starting December 28. The draft was approved at a cabinet meeting at the chief minister’s residence on Saturday, which decided to tighten the law.

Earlier, Home Minister Narottam Mishra had also said that the law should be tightened. It is being said that Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has speeded up the law, and the Shivraj government is moving in the same direction.

The main points of the bill

Provision of 10 years imprisonment for converting by seduction, intimidation and marriage. The offense will be non-bailable.

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2 months before the post-conversion marriage, the district magistrate must make a written application to both the parties to the conversion and marriage.

Religious leaders, qazis, clerics or even priests who convert without applying are also liable to imprisonment for up to 5 years.

Complaints of conversion and forced marriage can be made by the victim, parents, family members.
Those who help will also be made the main culprits. He will be punished like the main accused who is considered a criminal.

Institutions that forcibly convert or marry will be deregistered.
Institutions that donate or receive donations to such proselytizing and marriage organizations will also be deregistered.

All the accused who helped in such conversions and marriages will be prosecuted like the main accused.
Returning to his own religion will not be considered conversion.

Provision has been made for the victim woman and the unborn child to get the right to alimony.
The accused will have to present proof of innocence.

In Uttar Pradesh too,
a law has been enacted to ban proselytizing in Uttar Pradesh. It was approved by the governor on November 28. The cabinet passed the bill on November 24. Yogi Adityanath said during the Assembly by-elections that a law would be brought against love-jihad in the state for the purpose of providing protection to women. Efforts are underway to bring such laws in Haryana, Karnataka and some other BJP-ruled states.

Uttar Pradesh was the first state in the country where the law was passed. UP has a provision to register a case under non-bailable clauses and a maximum sentence of 10 years under this Act.

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