How New Laws Across India Are Seeking to Ban All Interfaith Marriages

After a woman, who was born a Sikh, married a Muslim man, her parents accused him of kidnapping. Now, new laws across India are seeking to ban all interfaith marriages.,

Manmeet Kour Bali defended her marriage to a Muslim man, Shahid Nazir Bhat, in court.
Manmeet Kour Bali defended her marriage to a Muslim man, Shahid Nazir Bhat, in court.Credit…Showkat Nanda for The New York Times

She Said She Married for Love. Her Parents Called It Coercion.

After a woman, who was born a Sikh, married a Muslim man, her parents accused him of kidnapping. Now, new laws across India are seeking to ban all interfaith marriages.

Manmeet Kour Bali defended her marriage to a Muslim man, Shahid Nazir Bhat, in court.Credit…Showkat Nanda for The New York Times

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