The conversion law passed in the Legislative Council, the law will be made after the approval of the Governor

The conversion law passed in the Legislative Council, the law will be made after the approval of the Governor

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Unlawful Religion Prohibition Bill has been passed in the Legislative Council on Thursday after the Assembly. The Bill was laid on the Table of the House during the proceedings that started after the lunch break. SP and Leader of the Opposition in the House Ahmed Hassan and Congress member Deepak Singh, pointing out several flaws in it, requested to send it to the Select Committee. Chairman Kunwar Manvendra Singh rejected the amendment proposals given by the Leader of Opposition and members of his party on this bill as not compatible with the rules. He then declared the bill to be passed by voice amidst uproar by SP members.

Significantly, in November 2020, the cabinet meeting under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath approved the Uttar Pradesh Laws Against Religion Conversion Amendment Ordinance. It provides for a maximum of 10 years of imprisonment and fine for deceit, fraud, seduction or forced conversion to marriage. The bill was passed in the Assembly on Wednesday. 


CM Yogi congratulated the people of the state on the occasion of Ramadan, this appeal

CM Yogi congratulated the people of the state on the occasion of Ramadan, this appeal

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath extended hearty greetings and best wishes to the people of the state on the occasion of Ramadan and said that Uttar Pradesh is an example of harmony, brotherhood and cultural unity. Keeping this heritage and tradition intact, people should do religious work at home during Ramadan in view of Corona virus infection.

According to the official statement released on Tuesday, in his greeting message, the Chief Minister said that good works like Roza, service to humanity, service to God in the Pak days of Ramadan promotes values ​​like patience, self discipline, tolerance, simplicity etc. This strengthens the feeling of mutual love and brotherhood.