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Is love jihad spectre haunting India again? 5 BJP-ruled states plan strict laws

Mid-Day Saturday, 21 November 2020
Five *BJP*-ruled states are planning to bring in laws to curb ‘love jihad’ – a conspiracy theory allegedly coined by right-wing activists, who believe that “innocent” and “gullible” Hindu women are tricked into marriage by Muslim men for conversion to Islam.

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