UP police stop marriage of interfaith couple despite their families’ consent

New Delhi: Police on Wednesday stopped an interfaith wedding, which was taking place with the consent of both families in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow city. A team from Para Police Station intervened in the matter on the complaint of some Hindu outfits and prevented the rituals citing the newly enacted Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2020. Raina Gupta, 22, was to marry her childhood friend Mohammad Asif, 24. The wedding was to be first solemnised according to Hindu rituals and then as per Muslim tradition, The Clarion India…

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