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Maharashtra considers law against forcible conversions

March 30, 2005 16:09 IST

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday said it will introduce a legislation to prevent forcible conversions of tribals.

Replying to a question in the state assembly,Deputy Chief Minister R R Patil said a similar law introduced in Tamil Nadu recently is being studied carefully.

Patil was replying to Bharatiya Janata Party member Rajkumar Patel's question wanting to know what the government was doing to gather information on alleged conversions by Christian organisations in Bihali village of Amravati district
in December 2004.

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Conversion attempts in the time of grief

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Sub: Law or lawlessness?

This kind of law is a fodder for the antiminority groups.the goverment must not entertain such laws that entertain the fundamenatilist groups.there is already law ...

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