No need for government intervention on conversion: Chief Minister Oommen Chandy


Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy today said the situation in the state on conversion did not warrant any government intervention.Replying to a question on the reconversion of 30 persons belonging to eight families of Scheduled Caste Christians to Hinduism under the auspicious of Vishwa Hindu Parishad near Cheppad in Alappuzha district on Decemebr 21, Chandy said ‘the situation did not warrant a state intervention’.’There is no compulsory recoversion in the state and it will not take place also. If somebody voluntarily takes any decision, what can the government do’, Chandy said during cabinet briefing here.

Mean while,SNDP Yogam general secretary Vellappally Nateshan made a statement that there was nothing wrong in the reconversion of some people to Hinduism during;Ghar wapsi an event organized by VHP. He also asked what was wrong with people return to Hinduism after converting to some other religions. Conversion was a reality from the period of Tipu Sulthan, he said.

Inputs from : mathrubhumi

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