Desk : The Supreme Court has made a very strong comment on forced conversion. The Supreme Court has said that forced conversion is a very serious issue. It also affects the security and religious freedom of the country, she said. Not only this, the Supreme Court has asked the central government what it is doing to stop forced conversions. Along with this, a reply has also been sought by 22 November 2022 regarding the demand of law on illegal conversion. The next date of hearing in the case has been fixed for 28 November 2022.
Affidavit to be filed by the Central Government: Commenting during this hearing, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta also talked about religious conversion taking place in tribal areas. Also asked the government what it is doing in such cases. The Solicitor General also said that the states can have laws regarding this matter. But we want to know what the Center is doing in this matter. The bench has also sought an affidavit from the central government detailing 22 steps taken against forced conversions.
Hearing on the petition is going on now: Significantly, many cases of forced conversions have come to the fore in the country so far. At the same time, different organizations claim that along with intimidating people in the country, people are being converted to religion by giving them the lure of money. A petition was also filed in this regard, in which it was said that forced conversion is also a violation of the Constitution of India. Hearing on this petition is going on in the Supreme Court.