Supreme Court said, forced conversion is a big threat, next hearing will be held on November 28
Forced conversion is a serious matter. Showing strictness in this matter, the Supreme Court has sought answers from the Central Government. The next hearing of the case will be on November 28.
The Supreme Court on Monday expressed its concern over the forced conversion case. And that said, forced conversion is a serious matter. The Supreme Court said that forcibly changing one's religion is a matter of concern. This coercion affects the security of the country as well as religious freedom. The Supreme Court asked the central government to show seriousness on this issue. And try to stop such activities. At the same time, the Supreme Court warned that if forcible conversion is not stopped, difficult situations may arise. Not only this, the Supreme Court has asked the central government what it is doing to stop forced conversions. Along with this, a reply has been sought by November 22 regarding the demand for a law on illegal conversion. The next hearing of the case will be on November 28.
The hearing of the forced conversion case is going on in the bench of Justice MR Shah and Hima Kohli. A bench of Supreme Court Justices MR Shah and Hima Kohli asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta to take steps to end the practice of such inducements. The court said, 'This is a very serious issue.
Responding on behalf of the government, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta talked about religious conversion in tribal areas. On this, the Supreme Court asked, what is the government doing in such cases?
The Supreme Court also said that states can have laws in this matter. But we want to know what the Center is doing in this matter. The bench has sought an affidavit detailing 22 steps taken by the central government against forced conversions.
Delhi BJP leader Ashwani Kumar Upadhyay has filed a petition in the Supreme Court demanding a law against forced conversions. In which a demand has been made to strictly deal with those who convert religion through pressure, greed or deceit. The recent Lavanya case has also been mentioned in the petition.