Uttar Pradesh ordinance on inter-faith marriage, conversion motivated by communal agenda to reap electoral benefits: PIL in Allahabad High Court

"The ordinance is being implemented in much haste and reckless manner without ensuring that the same does not curb one’s Fundamental Rights or hamper the national integration instead", the petition said.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi AdityanathTOI

The ordinance promulgated by the Uttar Pradesh cabinet on religious conversion and inter-faith marriages is motivated by communally divisive agendas with the object to polarise communities and reap electoral benefits, a public interest litigation (PIL) petition filed before the Allahabad High Court challenging the ordinance said.

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