No need for government intervention on conversion: Chandy

No need for government intervention on conversion: 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 conversion or 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.

People of Kerala have been out of these kind of things and want peace and harmony, he said, adding, all sections in the society enjoys equal rights and dignity in the state.

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