ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Anti-Conversion Laws: Challenges to Secularism and Fundamental Rights

Anti-conversion legislations, euphemistically called Freedom of Religion laws, adopted by several Indian states have been the subject of much scrutiny. An analysis of the legislations reveals that the language used is often extraordinarily broad and vague, posing serious challenges to religious freedom as guaranteed by the Indian Constitution and enshrined in international human rights instruments.

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