The Allahabad excessive courtroom on Friday dismissed a petition filed by an interfaith couple searching for police safety, reiterating that spiritual conversion just for the sake of marriage just isn’t legitimate below regulation.
Justice Mahesh Chandra Tripathi handed the order on a petition searching for instructions to the police and the girl’s father to not intrude of their peaceable married life filed by Priyanshi alias Samreen and her accomplice.
The petition talked about that the couple married in July this 12 months however that the members of the family of the girl had been interfering within the married lifetime of the couple.
Justice Tripathi noticed, “The courtroom has perused the report in query and located that the petitioner has transformed from her faith on 29.6.2020 and simply after one month they’ve solemnized their marriage, which clearly reveals to this courtroom that the mentioned conversion has taken place just for the aim of marriage.”
On this case, the girl was a Muslim and transformed to Hinduism.
The courtroom referred to Noor Jahan Begum case, a 2014 judgment of the Allahabad excessive courtroom which dominated that conversion only for the aim of marriage is unacceptable.
The courtroom dismissed the writ petition.
Within the Noor Jahan Begum case, the excessive courtroom dismissed a batch of writ petitions praying for defense of a married couple the place the girl transformed from Hinduism to Islam. The difficulty thought of within the mentioned case was “whether or not conversion of faith of a Hindu woman on the occasion of a Muslim boy, with none data of Islam or religion and perception in Islam and merely for the aim of marriage (Nikah) is legitimate”.
The courtroom at the moment answered the query in detrimental whereas counting on teachings of the Quran.
The courtroom additionally referred to a Supreme Court docket case that mentioned conversion to Islam may be legitimate solely when executed of an individual’s “free will” and “perception within the oneness of God” and never for “making a floor for some declare of proper”.