TO CURB religious conversion in Madhya Pradesh, workers of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) have set out to identify missionaries allegedly carrying out illegal conversions in the state. In the first such attempt, the outfit has prepared a list of 56 missionaries allegedly indulging in illegal religious conversions in the Malwa region and submitted it to the district authorities, VHP national general secretary Miling Parande said on Thursday.
Addressing a press conference here, Parande said that after the completion of the VHP’s donation drive for construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya on February 27, the outfit has decided to broaden its work towards issues involving the Hindu community, such as missionaries carrying out illegal religious conversion Bangladeshi infiltration and cases of alleged “love jihad” among others.
Congratulating the Madhya Pradesh government over the recently passed Freedom to Religion Bill, 2021, Parande said the VHP is also talking to other governments and its representatives to get similar laws passed. “Such laws for the benefit of Hindus are very important and we will try to bring them into effect, law against love jihad is also a part of a larger design,” he said.
The VHP leader, who recently visited the Malwa region, which includes the districts of Jhabua, Alirajpur, Dhar, Indore, Ujjain, Mandsaur among others, spoke of a major conspiracy to carry out illegal conversion, which needs to be stopped immediately. The…