Bhopal, 17 November (IANS). The Madhya Pradesh government is going to bring a new law against Love Jihad. The government is preparing to bring Madhya Pradesh Religious Freedom Bill 2020 with a view to stop the increasing cases of conversion and love jihad in the upcoming assembly session. This new Act will provide for a punishment of up to five years for forceful conversion.
State Government Home Minister Dr. Narottam Mishra said on Tuesday that the government is preparing to bring a bill prohibiting marriage for conversion in the state in the next session of the assembly. This bill will come in the name of Madhya Pradesh Religious Freedom Bill-2020. By declaring it a non-bailable offense, the main accused and its participants are being provided with a rigorous punishment of five years.
It is to be known that in the last days, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had talked about bringing a law against Love Jihad in a meeting of officials. Chief Minister Chouhan said that conversion of love jihad and marriage in any form will not work in the state. It is completely illegal and illegal. A law will be made against this in the state.
Chief Minister Chouhan directed that strict action should be taken against those who commit crimes against criminal elements, especially daughters. Followup should be done regularly in this regard.