Religious conversion by force serious issue; affects freedom and security of country, citizens: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices MR Shah and Hima Kolhi said that conversions through force and coercion is very dangerous and while everyone has freedom of religion, conversions cannot be through force.
 Justices MR Shah and Hima Kohli
Justices MR Shah and Hima Kohli

Forceful religious conversion is a very serious issue that threatens the security of the country and citizens' freedom of conscience, the Supreme Court observed on Monday. (Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay vs Union of India and ors)

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