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April 29, 2015

As per the available information, some of the States viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha have enacted laws providing for the prohibition of the conversion from one religious faith to any other religious faith by the use of force or inducement or by fraudulent means etc. The Central Government have not initiated any discussion with the political parties/religious leaders on the matter of framing an anti-conversion legislation.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to a question by Shri Avinash Rai Khanna in the Rajya Sabha today.

KSD/PK/BK/RS

(Release ID :119940)

Source: PIB