BJP MP sees nothing wrong in re-converting to Hinduism
HAJIPUR: Amidst raging controversy over alleged
conversion in Agra, firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that there
was nothing wrong if people re-convert to Hinduism if they are doing it
“There is nothing wrong in ‘ghar vapasi’ if one does
it out of free will. Is it not a fact that large-scale conversion of Hindus
into other religions had taken place before and after Independence due to
allurement and pressure?” he told reporters on the sidelines of a function in
The MP from Gorakhpur described those opposing
‘homecoming’ of non-Hindus as ‘pseudo-seculars’ and asked them to explain their
stand “on the conversion of Hindus into other faiths in the Northeast”.
“Those opposing ‘homecoming’ of non-Hindus should
first oppose conversion of Hindus into other faiths in the Northeast,” he
He, however, backed framing of an anti-conversion law
in the country, emphasising his opposition against forcible conversion.