BENGALURU – Amid controversies around anti-conversion ordinance of Uttar Pradesh government, Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan has said that the BJP government is in the process of bringing bills against “love jihad” and cow slaughter in the state.
“Many states have already brought in the bills. We are also in the process of bringing bills against ”love jihad” and to impose a ban on cow slaughter,” Ashwath Narayan was quoted by ANI as saying.
Recently, Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh brought the UP Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance 2020 to curb the religious conversions for the sake of marriage.
Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan also proposed to bring laws to curb “forced religious conversions” for marriage.
The BJP government in Karnataka is reportedly set to introduce a bill against cow slaughter during the upcoming legislative session. Earlier, the issue was discussed at a cabinet meeting held in Bengaluru.