November 6, 2020 6:42:42 pm
Haryana House Minister Anil Vij on Friday informed the Vidhan Sabha that the state authorities is contemplating a regulation in opposition to “love jihad” and has sought data from Himachal Pradesh, which had handed a invoice on the problem.
The Himachal Pradesh meeting had final 12 months handed a invoice in opposition to conversion by power, inducement or by marriages solemnised for the “sole function” of adopting a brand new faith.
“We’re mulling to convey a regulation in opposition to love jihad in Haryana,” Vij mentioned replying to a calling consideration discover drawing consideration in direction of the Ballabhgarh’s Nikita Tomar homicide case.
The house minister mentioned a challan within the case shall be filed quickly and it is going to be listed earlier than a quick monitor court docket.
Vij additionally informed the Home that safety has been supplied to the sufferer’s household.
The accused–Tousif–belonged to some “highly effective political household” and he was held inside 12 hours of committing the crime, Vij mentioned, including that the homicide has shaken the entire nation.
Nikita’s household has alleged that the accused was pressuring her to transform to Islam with a view to marry him. Some Hindu outfits have alleged the girl’s homicide is a case of “love jihad”, referred to an alleged marketing campaign of Muslims forcing Hindu ladies to transform within the guise of affection.
Earlier, INLD MLA Abhay Singh Chautala sought from the state authorities to take sufficient steps to guard lives of ladies.
He demanded that police safety must be supplied exterior academic establishments having lady college students to cease such incidents.
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