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Tamil Nadu assembly elections: BJP sticks to conversion and cow in fight for Tamil land

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 23 March 2021
Fighting for a foothold in the Dravidian heartland, the BJP went the whole hog on its Hindutva identity without compunction by promising “strict anti-conversion law”, “criminalising religious conversion” and ban on cowslaughter in its manifesto released for the TN assembly polls on Monday. The document released by Union minister Nitin Gadkari in Chennai also promised a separate research university to teach ‘Agama’ rituals.
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