"Don't Agree With 'Love Jihad' Term": Ally As BJP In Haryana Plans Law

"Don't Agree With 'Love Jihad' Term": Ally As BJP In Haryana Plans Law

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March 4, 2021

As the BJP-led government in Haryana prepares to table legislation to check "love jihad", key ally and Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala is not entirely on board and he has made it clear. In an interview to NDTV, he says he does not agree with the term "love jihad", used by the rightwing to describe what they call a ruse by Muslim men to reel in Hindu women and force them to convert.

New Delhi, 04 March 2021

"I dont agree with this term called 'love jihad'. We will get a law specifically for checking forceful religious conversion and we will support it. If anybody converts willingly or marries to a partner of another faith, then there is no bar," Dushyant Chautala told NDTV. The remarks come at a time Dushyant Chautala and his Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) have been at odds with the BJP over the farmer protests. Mr Chautala has backed the demand to review the central laws opposed by farmers, an important constituency for the Haryana-based party. He even threatened to resign if the farmers were not heard.

Source - NDTV


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