Anti-Conversion Laws: Is it a Challenge to Secularism of the Indian Constitution

  • Sharwani Pandey
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  • Sharwani Pandey

    LLM Student at Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Legal Studies CSJMU Kanpur, India

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Religion is the key to success for shaping human conduct and the state must maintain the degree of sensitivity between individual interest and community interest but today’s world faced a religious war due to which government has made a regulation on anti-conversion law. The chapter is divided into many parts. The first chapter is Introductory, second chapter namely, the history as it depicts how this law evolved and why it is necessary to introduce this Act. The third chapter is important as it depicts the state level legislation in many states in a given order of introduction. The fourth chapter discusses the constitutional framework of anti-conversion law in India as well as at International aspect. The next fifth chapter discusses the important judgment in the field of anti-conversion concerning which case was upheld by the Hon’ble court. The sixth chapter deals with the judgment that is a conflict with the Special Marriage Act. The seventh chapter is all about the appraisal and critics as is this law bane or boon. The last chapter concludes the entire chapter in one segment. This study is based on how the Anti-conversion law is being introduced with its constitutional and International framework. This study is predicated on doctrinal research.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 5, Page 14 - 23


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