"Marriage illegal:" Allahabad High Court cites non-compliance with UP anti-conversion law to refuse protection to 3 interfaith couples

While in two of the cases, the women involved had converted to Hindu religion from Islam to marry Hindu men, a third case involved a Hindu man converting to Islam to marry Muslim woman.
Justice Siddhart and Allahabad HC, Couple
Justice Siddhart and Allahabad HC, Couple

The Allahabad High Court recently refused to grant protection to three inter-faith couples on the ground that their marriages were "illegal" since they had not complied with the requirements under the recently enacted anti-conversion law - Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Act (Act).

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