Interfaith Marriage


Lucknow: Citing a new “anti-conversion law” that disapproves the interfaith marriage, police in Uttar Pradesh state of India stopped a Muslim man from marrying a Hindu woman despite the consent of their parents, saying they would first have to take permission from the state authorities. The police action, according to a report by The Indian Express, was based on complaints they received from members of the Hindu Yuva Vahini, a right-wing youth outfit founded by…