Assam Govt to Enact Anti-Love Jihad Law Post 2021 Election: Himanta Biswa Sarma

We consider that marriage is a voluntary engagement by the two consulting parties. There should not be any fraud or element of cheating.

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday revealed that the state government has drafted a bill to curb deception in cases of marriage.

Speaking to Republic TV, the minister said that the bill will be enacted after the BJP-led government is re-elected to power in the 2021 Assam Assembly polls.

Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma remarked, “Actually, in Assam, we have seen many cases where girls particularly get engaged to a boy thinking that they are from the same religion. Because many people hide their real identity in social media and thereafter, certain things happen after which the girls cannot come back from the situation. We continued to get such complaints and they were authenticated later on by facts and circumstances. We consider that marriage is a voluntary engagement by the two consulting parties. There should not be any fraud or element of cheating. So, we have to cover infrastructure or an institutional mechanism where even the remotest chance of fraud is eliminated. We have drafted a law. But we do not want to push it now as Assam is going to elections in the next two months. But as and when we come back to power, this will be our priority.”

Weighing in on the contours of the proposed bill, Sarma stated that it will ensure that no person can provide a false identity to get married.

- Advertisement -

For more such stories, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Download our Android App. Subscribe to our Website Notifications to stay updated.

Proudly Hosted on
ed1c4a67imp

Also Read

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Connect With Us

8,093FansLike
104FollowersFollow

Latest

1 COVID-19 death of 56-year-old man, 86 new cases reported in Manipur

Manipur COVID-19 infection tally crossed 30,000-mark on Thursday following a rapid surge in daily infections in the state in the last fortnight.

Two including woman held with 219 gram of heroin powder in Manipur

Two persons including a woman were arrested with 219 gram of heroin powder by a team of Narcotic and Affairs of Border...

NSCN IM Supremo Muivah returns to Hebron Camp

NSCN-IM general secretary Thuingaleng Muivah has returned to Camp Hebron, off Dimapur, from New Delhi on Thursday, April 22, accompanied by some...

Night curfew in Dimapur from April 23 from 8 pm to 5 am: 53 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday

Nagaland recorded 53 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, according to the Health department. Out of the new...

India Records World’s Biggest Single-Day Rise in COVID-19 Cases

India on Thursday reported 314,835 new cases of the novel coronavirus over the previous 24 hours, the world’s largest one-day rise in...