Indian Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said an advisory has been issued to all states to ensure law and order during Christmas in the wake of fringe elements recently threatening some Christian community members against celebrating the festival.
The guidelines were delivered during the hearing of a case of alleged 'love jihad' by the division bench of Jodhpur High Court.Rajasthan High Court on Friday charted out stringent guidelines for religious conversion through marriage in the state.In the hearing of a petition on love jihad filed by one Chirag Singhvi, the division bench comprising of Justices Gopalkrishna Vyas and Vineet Mathur issued a ten-point guideline to be followed by those seeking religious conversion.
A REPORT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHRISTIANS 2017
According to the World Watch List 2017, India is now ranked 15th in the list of countries where the practice of the faith is a high-risk activity. India was ranked 31 only four years ago.