Monday, 12 November, 2018

Bring Hadiya Here: Supreme Court To Father In Kerala 'Love Jihad' Case

Twenty four-year-old Hadiya married a Muslim Shefin Jehan last December. Her father however moved court saying she was ‘indoctrinated’ in a case of ‘love jihad Bring Hadiya Here: Supreme Court To Father In Kerala 'Love Jihad' Case
Melinda Barton | 30 October, 2017, 10:08

Recently, while hearing a matter, the Kerala High Court observed- "all inter-religious marriages can not be termed love jihad".

The second case to be heard is the petition challenging the validity of the DoT order mandating linking of Aadhaar with mobile phones for subscriber verification, with the petitioner stating that the government is using an SC observation as a directive to force people to make the link. The Article relates to special rights and privileges of the permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir. Today the Court will examine the documents submitted by NIA of its first investigation report.

The Supreme Court's strong stand on the girl's free will to go with anyone was diluted when the National Investigation Agency (NIA) said there is a pattern of indoctrination in 89 such cases in Kerala. The Article has been challenged by Delhi-based NGO "We the Citizens" along with four petitioners in the apex court.

Chief Justice Dipak Misra will preside over a hearing concerning the apparent rise of "Love Jihad" cases in Kerala, where Muslim boys are wooing Hindu girls and converting them to Islam on the pretext of marriage.

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud had issued notices and sought the responses within three weeks from the Union human resources ministry and all state governments and union territories on the plea filed by two women lawyers, Abha R Sharma and Sangeeta Bharti.

Also read - Kerala "Love Jihad" case: 'I will be killed anytime. The Court wants that the Board bring about changes on the lined of the RM Lodha committee recommendations. The child's throat was slit and the bloodied up body was found inside a toilet designated for staff members at the school on Friday.