covers the following topics: introduction, constitutional foundations, community
specific provisions, legislation state practice, religious conversion and
renouncement, religious endowments in general, particular shrines, protection of
religious places in general, foreign pilgrimages, religious laws of family
relations, personal laws of the christians and parsis, personal laws of the
hindus buddhists jains and sikhs, personal law of the muslims, misuse of
religion for electoral gains, offenses against religion, commissions for
religious minorities, judicial rulings and attitudes, the concept of hindutva,
right to convert others, singing the national anthem.
This note covers the following topics: conversion religion and law, from
colonial precedents to contemporary concerns raigarhmadhya pradeshchattisgarh,
scrutinizing motives and tracking conversions Orissa, varying penalties and
requiring permission Tamil nadu, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Himachal pradesh,
significance for contemporary politics the convert as object.