'I was born a Hindu and I practice the same religion...but my mother and those present there were forcing me to convert my religion,' the woman mentioned in the FIR.
Earlier this month, the state government promulgated the Freedom of Religion-2020 ordinance, which provides for 10 years in jail in some cases.
Patel was speaking to reporters after attending an event organised by the VHP to start the drive for raising donations for the upcoming Ram temple in Ayodhya.
MP's ordinance has several provisions similar to the ordinance issued by the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh against fraudulent conversions.
Police registered an FIR against two brothers, Nadeem and Salman on charges of unlawfully conversion.
Advocate Saurabh Kumar and others in their PIL asked the court to declare the ordinance as ultra vires of the Constitution.
The apex court, however, refused to stay controversial provisions of laws.
Delhi Police told us they had 'orders from above' to not allow 'such couples' to hold an event, an event leader said
A group of former civil servants have demanded that the state government should immediately repeal the recently passed anti-conversion law
The ordinance on the Freedom of Religion Bill, 2020, has been sent to state Governor Anandiben Patel for approval, state Home Minister Narottam Mishra said.
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The couple will be given security if they seek it, the SSP said, adding they were not in Bareilly at present.
The ordinance aims to curb forcible or fraudulent religious conversions, including those for the sake of marriage
On December 14, the girl, a Dalit, and her former classmate, a Muslim, were walking back home after a friend’s birthday party
According to police, a complaint was received on Monday where the woman, a resident of Sangam Vihar, came to the Sarita Vihar police station and handed over her complaint.
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Any marriage solemnised for the sole purpose of religious conversion will be declared null and void under Section 5 of the Act,
The accused was arrested on Saturday, police said
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