The Union minister mentioned if the BJP involves energy in Kerala, a legislation much like the love jihad legislation formulated in Uttar Pradesh can be handed
Thiruvananthapuram: Attacking the Left authorities in Kerala forward of the 6 April Assembly elections, Union Minister D V Sadananda Gowda on Monday mentioned the southern state was changing into a hub of “anti-national activities”.
At a press meet right here, Gowda mentioned if the BJP involves energy in Kerala, a legislation much like the love jihad legislation formulated in Uttar Pradesh can be handed.
The Union Minister, who reached the state for the marketing campaign, additionally mentioned the Devaswom boards, which handle the temples within the state could be abolished and handed over to devotees.
“Kerala is changing into a scorching hub of anti-national actions. Minister KT Jaleel was interrogated within the gold smuggling case. It’s a disgrace. He is a cupboard minister.
Former get together chief Kodiyeri’s son is underneath arrest. There isn’t any growth right here,” Gowda, Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers alleged.
He mentioned the Devaswom boards had turn into centres of CPI(M) actions, including they might be abolished if the BJP got here to energy within the state.
“The devaswom boards have become centres of CPI(M) activities. If my party comes to power then certainly all boards will be abolished and believers will take charge,” Gowda mentioned.
On Love Jihad, Gowda mentioned it was a difficulty that “harms the whole society”.
“Love jihad is rampant. This is an issue that harms the whole society. The families affected by this are suffering. But when it is motivated by governments like Kerala, such people get the upper hand. Christian communities are severely damaged by this issue. We want to come out with a legislation. If we come to power, a law similar to the one in UP will be brought in Kerala,” Gowda mentioned.
‘Love Jihad’ is a time period utilized by proper wing activists to consult with an alleged marketing campaign of Muslims forcing Hindu ladies to transform within the guise of affection.
However, the central authorities had on February four final 12 months mentioned the time period ‘Love Jihad’ shouldn’t be outlined underneath the extant legal guidelines and no case of ‘Love Jihad’ has been reported by any of the central companies.
Various courts, together with the Kerala High Court, have upheld this view.
“The time period ‘Love Jihad’ shouldn’t be outlined underneath the extant legal guidelines.
No such case of ‘Love Jihad’ has been reported by any of the central companies,” Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy had replied to a written query in Parliament.
The minister, nevertheless, mentioned two circumstances from Kerala involving inter-faith marriage have been probed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
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