17 Nov 2020

Madhya Pradesh Religious Bill 2020 To Be Presented In State Assembly

Reports have been coming in from Madhya Pradesh where the state government has been preparing to bring Madhya Pradesh Religious Bill 2020 in Assembly.

As per reports Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on 'Love Jihad' has informed media that the state government is making preparations to introduce Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Bill, 2020 in Assembly. 

This bill will provide for 5 yrs of rigorous imprisonment.  The government is also proposing that such crimes be declared a cognizable and non-bailable offence.

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister further stated that under this, the person who has been converted, their parents/siblings will have to mandatorily file a complaint for action. 

Narottam Mishra, Home Minister further stated that religious leader who is converting the person will have to inform District Magistrate one month in advance. We'll introduce this Bill in next session.

There will be provision to declare marriages taking place forcefully, out of fraud or by tempting someone, for religious conversion, null and void. 

Those assisting in committing this crime will also be considered a party to the crime.

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