Anti-conversion bill passed on Tuesday by the Haryana State Assembly


Posted on 22 March 2022


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The Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Bill, 2022, was passed by the Haryana State Assembly on Tuesday, prohibiting religious conversion through allurement, coercion, or fraudulent means. Members of Congress protested the bill and walked out of the House. The Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Bill, 2022, was introduced by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar with the goal of establishing fear in criminals. The Chief Minister stated that while a person can change religion with his own free will, it will not be allowed to happen to anyone forcibly. Over the last four years, 127 FIRs for religious conversion have been filed in six districts, according to the Chief Minister. According to him, incidences of conversion have been reported in the districts of Yamunanagar, Panipat, Gurugram, Palwal, and Faridabad, prompting the introduction of the bill. 


Key Points


  • The Haryana Prevention of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Bill, 2022, was passed by the Haryana State Assembly on Tuesday, prohibiting religious conversion through allurement, coercion, or fraudulent means.

  • Over the last four years, 127 FIRs for religious conversion have been filed in six districts, according to the Chief Minister. According to him, incidences of conversion have been reported in the districts of Yamunanagar, Panipat, Gurugram, Palwal, and Faridabad, prompting the introduction of the bill. 



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