New Delhi: The central authorities knowledgeable in Lok Sabha on Tuesday that it has no plans for bringing a nationwide anti-conversion regulation to curb interfaith marriages. ALSO READ | ABP Budget Conclave | Sitaram Yechury Predicts ‘K Shape’ Recovery For Economy, Says ‘Only Rich Gets Richer’
Talking concerning the matter, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy mentioned that points associated to spiritual conversions are mainly the considerations of state governments and that regulation enforcement companies take acceptable motion at any time when such situations of violation are reported.
“Public order and police are state subjects as per the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution and hence, prevention, detection, registration, investigation and prosecution of offences related to religious conversions are primarily the concerns of state governments and Union Territory administrations,” he mentioned.
Reddy added that the central authorities is just not planning for an anti-conversion regulation to be enacted nationwide for curbing interfaith marriages.
“Action is taken as per existing laws by law enforcing agencies whenever instances of violation come to notice,” he added.
After Uttar Pradesh introduced an anti-conversion regulation amid calls for to take motion instances dubbed as “Love-Jihaad” marriages, Madhya Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and different BJP dominated states additionally joined the decision for making it a authorized offence inside their territory.