Couples must comply with anti-conversion law to legalise marriage even if they changed religion in past: Allahabad High Court

The Court made the observation while dealing with a plea for protection by a couple who had married in 2024 after one of the partners converted to Hinduism in 2017.
Allahabad High Court
Allahabad High Court

The Allahabad High Court recently ruled that a person who has converted to a religion before the enactment of the Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act, 2021 would still have to comply with its provisions to validate a marriage performed after the anti-conversion law came into force [Smt Nikitia @ Najrana And Another v. State of UP And 3 Others].  

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