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India: more anti-conversion

A sixth Indian state is debating the introduction of an ‘Anti-Conversion Law’.

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Pramod Singh

Maharashtra would follow Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh in implementing a Freedom of Religion Act, which seems harmless in name, but in practice discourages evangelism. Pramod Singh, President, Christian Legal Association of India, said: ‘It is going to affect Christians in particular because propagation is something which is very intrinsic in the [Christian] faith.’