Madhya Pradesh government clears Religious Freedom Bill

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Bhopal, 26/12 (AO Bureau): In a major development, the Madhya Pradesh government becomes the third BJP-ruled state to clear the anti-conversion bill after Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh government clears the Religious Freedom Bill with a 10-years jail term.

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said “Under the new Bill, forcing religious conversion on someone will attract 1-5 yrs of imprisonment and a minimum Rs 25,000 fine,”

“Under the new MP Freedom of Religion Bill 2020, forced conversion of a minor, woman or a person from Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe, would draw a minimum jail term of 2-10 years with a minimum penalty of Rs 50,000,” he added

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