Gujarat: High Court has stayed some sections related to inter-religious marriage of the new anti-conversion law. Ahmedabad News – Times of India

Ahmedabad: To save people from “unnecessary” harassment“, NS Gujarat High Court On Thursday, some sections related to the inter-religious marriage of the new anti-conversion were banned. Law.
on 15th June, gujarat government was informed Gujarat The Freedom of Religion (Amendment) Act, 2021, which penalizes forced or fraudulent conversion through marriage.
A division bench of Chief Justice Vikram Nath and Justice Biren Vaishnav said the interim order “has been passed to protect people from unnecessary harassment”.
Last month, the Gujarat chapter of Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind had filed a petition saying that certain amended sections of the law were unconstitutional.
On Thursday, Chief Justice Nath said, “We are of the opinion that till further hearing, the rigors of Sections 3,4, 4A to 4C, 5, 6, and 6A will not operate merely because the marriage is performed by one person. religion with any other religion without force, inducement or fraudulent means and such marriage cannot be said to be a marriage for the purpose of unlawful conversion.”
“This interim order is to protect the parties who have saved the inter-religious marriage from unnecessary harassment,” he said.
– With input from the agency.


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