Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Sunday said that the state may have a law against “love jihad”.
“Haryana is contemplating a law against love jihad,” Vij informed in a tweet.
हरियाणा में लव जेहाद के खिलाफ कानून बनाने पर विचार किया जा रहा है ।
— ANIL VIJ MINISTER HARYANA (@anilvijminister) November 1, 2020
His assertion comes in the wake of a broad daylight killing of 21-year-old college student Nikita Tomar in Haryana’s Ballabhgarh last week.
The victim’s family has alleged that the accused was pressuring her to convert to Islam in order to marry him.