Strict action will be taken on fraudulent or forced conversions… Center gave affidavit in Supreme Court – News X

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Strict action will be taken on fraudulent or forced conversions… Center gave affidavit in Supreme Court
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New Delhi: The Central Government has told the Supreme Court that strict steps will be taken against forced conversions. On the notice of the apex court, the Center categorically said that no one has the right to convert another’s religion. In an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court, the Center said that forced conversion is a serious matter, which cannot be taken lightly. In fact, cases of conversion of religion through deceit or coercion or intimidation come to the fore every day in the country. Due to these incidents, the feeling of enmity is increasing in the society. It is in this context that petitioner Ashwini Upadhyay has moved the Supreme Court.

In an affidavit filed in the Supreme Court on behalf of the Union Home Minister, it has been said that everyone has the right to freedom of religion, but it does not include the right to convert someone else’s religion. He said, ‘No one has the fundamental right to convert someone else’s religion.’ The Center has told the Supreme Court that Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Haryana have already made laws against forced conversions.

The Supreme Court had said that forced conversion is a serious issue and it can affect the security of the country. The Supreme Court, while making the above remarks, had asked the Central Government to file a reply during the hearing on the petition filed to prevent forced religious conversion. On the petition against making strict legal provisions to prevent forced and fraudulent conversion, at 23 The hearing took place on September. Only then the Supreme Court had issued a notice to the Central Government. The petitioner Ashwini Upadhyay has filed an application demanding that under Articles 14, 21 and 25 of the Constitution, it is a crime to convert religion by fake means or by threatening or intimidation. To be declared

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