Akhila showed the marriage certificate and marriage registration certificate, but it was annulled. According to the Kerala Catholic Bishops Council, by October up to 4, girls in Kerala had been targeted, whereas Hindu Janajagruti Samiti claimed that 30, girls had been converted in Karnataka alone.
Achuthanandan referenced the alleged matrimonial conversion of non-Muslim girls as part of an effort to make Kerala a Muslim majority state. Religious conversion through emotional appeal The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion notes that the effectiveness of emotional appeals in converting people from one faith to another is well known and often exploited by religious leaders.
It also observed, "Are there any radical organisations involved, are questions that plague an inquisitive mind. Suresh Kumar supporting governmental intervention, while Congress members B.
While Muslim women are only permitted within the contract to marry Muslim men, Muslim men may marry " People of the Book ", interpreted by most to include Jews and Christianswith the inclusion of Hindus disputed.
Scope and history Allegations of Love Jihad first rose to national awareness in September According to the Takht jathedar, "The Sikh council has rescued some of the victims girls and brought them back to their parents.
Her husband was later arrested for kidnapping and compelling the minor for marriage. However, after she was found, Akhila claimed that she was following Islam since and left her home out of her own will. The counsel of the father of the woman alleged she had been psychologically indoctrinated.
Ramanath Rai and Abhay Chandra Jain argued that "the issue was being raised to disrupt communal harmony in the district.
Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana general secretary Vellapally Natesan said that there had been reports in Narayaneeya communities of "Love Jihad" attempts. But sadly, there are no answers available in this case. This map from shows Muslim regions in the northwest in green mixing with Hindu regions stretching across most of the region into Buddhist Burma.
The creation of two countries with different majority religions led to large-scale migration, with millions of people moving between the countries and rampant reports of sexual predation and forced conversions of women by men of both faiths.
Furthermore, these reports stated that these girls were being exploited by their husbands, some of whom afterwards abandoned them in Pakistan. Yogish Bhat and House Leader S. Two months later, he filed another petition and alleged that his daughter was converted at the behest of ISIS and feared she may be taken to join it in Afghanistan, citing cases of two Kerala women joining the group after conversion and marriage to Muslim men.
She said that she had given a wrong statement previously as she was threatened by her parents. Retrieved 18 April However, he stated that there was no evidence for any of them being forced conversions, and that fears of Love Jihad were "baseless.
According to Sankaran, police reports revealed the "blessings of some outfits" for a "concerted" effort for religious conversions, some 3, to 4, incidences of which had taken place after love affairs in a four-year period. She also stated that she was not under any confinement against her free will.
Through the s and s, India witnessed a rise in love marriagesalthough tensions continue around interfaith marriages, along with other traditionally discouraged unions. He alleged his daughter was forcefully converted to Islam, and his family were reportedly told by her that she was being held against her will by two of her classmates Jaseena Aboobacker and her sister Faseena.
VHP, Christian groups find common cause". Her husband was later arrested.
The institution introduced her to Sainaba in Ernakulam with whom she lived after her father filed the petition. However, it allowed NIA to continue investigation into the allegations of a terror angle.Love Jihad or Romeo Jihad is a term used to describe alleged campaigns under which Muslim men target women belonging to non-Muslim communities for conversion to Islam by feigning love.
There is no official evidence supporting these claims. The concept rose to national attention in India in with alleged conversions in Kerala and .Download