[MP Freedom of Religion Act] Mandate to declare religious conversion before authority prima facie unconstitutional: Madhya Pradesh High Court

The Court directed the State Government to not take any coercive action against any person who contravenes Section 10 (declaration before conversion of religion) of the Act.
MP High Court (Jabalpur bench)
MP High Court (Jabalpur bench)

The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently stated that the mandatory requirement under the Madhya Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act that a citizen involved in religious conversion must give a declaration about same to the District Magistrate, is prima facie unconstitutional [Rev. Suresh Carleton & Ors v State of MP & Ors].

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