The BJP government in Chattisgarh intends to pass a Bill to penalize people who change their faith without informing the state.Oh yes, this is simply to prevent "forced" conversions.
Those wishing to change their religion must inform the concerned district magistrate (DM) a month in advance before the change. The penalty for violation of this law could be between Rs 50,000 and a lakh and imprisonment up to 5 years.
Friday, May 26, 2006
Win some, lose some ...
Via Asianews. Tamil Nadu's draconian anti-conversion law to be repealed ... and the CBCI notes that the Chhatisgarh law is to be made more stringent.