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Love jihad’ is a figment of political imagination, but the power of its politics can’t be underestimated. You thought Ram Rajya was the foundation stone of the Hindu Rashtra? Think again. It is actually the bending of Hindu minds around the ghosts of ‘love jihad’ that will ultimately create the Hindu Rashtra.

‘Love jihad’ is slowly and steadily turning into the carrot that is leading the donkey towards the formation of a state where politics and religion merge, and the Hindu Rashtra will finally become a reality. Of course, those with even basic common sense can foresee that this will spell disaster for India. With popular acceptance of the concept, legitimised by discussions on television debates and social media, ‘love jihad’ has turned into a Loch Ness monster that people are convinced exists but has rarely ever seen, which makes it all the more dreadful.


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Death of a secular state

The anatomy of ‘love jihad’ is fascinating. Since time immemorial, lands have been fought over, conquered, and won for the pride of a kingdom, community, or tribe. One piece of land has recently been won in our very own country from the ‘Mughals’ — the Ram Janmabhoomi. Thus, reinstating the pride and honour of Hindus of India. But there is apparently a new conquest taking place in the 21st century in Narendra Modi’s New India that most Right-wing Hindus have taken note of. The conquest of the Muslim man over the Hindu woman. And the man who can’t stop noticing it is Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Muslim men are being accused of running a “foreign funded” jihadist ploy for a while now, where much like guerrilla warfare, “charming” Muslim men ambush and lure innocent Hindu women to fall in love with them. These men then, apparently, smooth talk women into converting to Islam for the sake of ‘love’. This phenomenon of a Hindu woman marrying a Muslim man has been coined as ‘love jihad’ — because consensual interfaith marriage can’t be a reality in new India.

Yogi Adityanath has openly declared that any Muslim man indulging in ‘love jihad’ will be inviting death.

His government, along with the Bharatiya Janata Party governed states of Haryana and Madhya Pradesh, have decided to enact laws against ‘love jihad’. These are three states of a secular nation unabashedly endorsing religious diktats. In Kerala, too, the concept has found support from Catholic bishops, with former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy claiming that 2,667 young women had converted to Islam in the state since 2006. Last year, the National Commission for Minorities vice-chairman George Kurian wrote to Home Minister Amit Shah saying that Kerala’s Christian community was a ‘soft target’ for Islamic radicals who were trapping women through ‘love jihad’.

How is this fear and paranoia any different from the Wahabi policing in Saudi Arabia, where women are told how to dress, how to behave, or who to be accompanied within a public place? We are also now dictating who to fall in love with — with state sanction.

When a state starts policing its citizens based on religion, it turns from a democracy to a theocracy. Europe has struggled with this for long. And the very suggestion of such a law by India’s ruling political party’s state governments is, in fact, laying the first foundation stone of the Hindu Rashtra, which so far was only rhetoric — a concept of a Hindu country (as opposed to a secular one) endorsed by the BJP and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in their gatherings. Now we have the legal basis for it.


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A patriarchal state

The concept of a Hindu Rashtra, at first, seems simplistic — a country whose official state religion is Hinduism. But if you were to scratch the surface, the concept has overtones of patriarchy and a totalitarian state where even someone you marry has to be approved by the state that is quite clearly being ruled by men.

Let’s understand the patriarchy. The very concept of ‘love jihad’ is based on the premise that Hindu women are incapable of thinking for themselves and that they’re gullible enough to fall for potential ‘terrorists’ who just want to marry them for the sake of religious conversions. They have no agency or choice. Often, it is the parents or family of the woman who files complaints alleging ‘love jihad’. Only because their daughter’s choice goes against theirs.

Many Right-wing Hindu men have also reduced Hindu women to just their wombs, because they claim that Muslims are marrying Hindu women only to produce Muslim children, thereby pandering to the fake narrative that Muslims are going to overtake the Hindu population in India. Lesser ‘Hindu wombs’, lesser Hindu children.

In fact, if you think that ‘love jihad’ is a modern concept, you’ll be surprised to know that Right-wing Hindus were stricken by the same paranoia in the 1920s. Back then, riots took place over the alleged abduction of Hindu women and their forced conversions to Islam in Kanpur in June 1924 and Mathura in March 1928, according to history professor Charu Gupta.

And the story is not very different today. Without any confirmed fact, there is still a big show of the number of Hindu women who have been “forcefully” converted to Islam by nefarious and seductive Muslim men masquerading as lovers. In 2009, pamphlets distributed in Jawaharlal Nehru University claimed that “4,000 girls” had been converted to Islam under ‘love jihad’ in Delhi and Maharashtra. This number, whose source is unknown, was circulated by the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad or ABVP — the student wing of the RSS.

But there are new figures of the number of cases of love jihad being put forth in Uttar Pradesh, with the police actually investigating such cases. And this is how we understand the manner in which totalitarianism is embedded in the very concept of the Hindu Rashtra. Under Yogi Adityanath’s very own administration, 14 cases were being investigated for ‘love jihad’ in August this year. But half of those cases have been found to be consensual marriages between Hindu women and Muslim men, and closure reports have been filed for them. The remaining seven cases are still under investigation. Yet, the myth of love jihad is still considered real enough for Yogi Adityanath and other chief ministers wanting to enact a law on it.

The author is a political observer and writer. Views are personal.

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  1. Dear author, you say that the very concept of love jihad is based on the premise that Hindu women are incapable of thinking for themselves and that they’re gullible enough? It is not just Hindu women. Even Muslim women are incapable of thinking for themselves, which uis why they continue to stick to a so-called reli-gion whose Arab founder had totally trash views on women. It’s all on record. Mohammad called women deficient in intelligence. By being Muslims, Muslim women are proving him right.

  2. Hapless and desperate mulla rosgolla,

    The best by work, not by talks is already done by your young Hindu friend with your your ammu and your friends uncles with your sisters.

    What more do you need ??? 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  3. Neither Ram Mandir nor ‘love jihad’ are the foundations of Hindu rashtra. In this ZS is wrong. She has not delved into the analysis of the Hindu rashtra, she was a little casual with the title.

    The foundation of Hindu Rashtra was laid by Golwalkar and Savarkar. Their’s was a cheap imitation of a foreign ideology that the Germans themselves have given up and feel ashamed about. No original Hindu thought as such has gone into the concept of Hindu Rashtra. That ideology of an Aryan Reich failed in Germany and brought destruction to the country. Germany lost 25% of its territory (Prussia), and the part that survived was divided into West and East Germany. The two halves were only re-united in 1990s because Germany gave up that ideology and signed an agreement with Britain, US and the Soviet Union that it has given up claims on its former Prussian territories which are now incorporated into Poland and Russia. And 90 years later, the Hindus want to implement a fail ideology. The result will be the same : break-up of India.

    It is time for plain talk. My suggestion to Hindus is to get real and learn to lead the country with modern norms. The reason India is not very successful and has got left behind China, Korea, Taiwan, Malaysia etc. is because of the crippling effect of the Hindu caste system, and not because of any ‘love jihad’. Fix that instead of pampering the cow. and creating nafrtah between the citizens of India.

    It is no use pleading India could not come up because of Muslims and British and Nehru. Nobody looks at past reasons, people judge you by the present. Modi was elected to correct the past. But where are the results ? The economy is gone, and we shall be back to the ‘Hindu rate of growth’ of 4% for the next 20 years, and monopoly and crony capitalism will reign, and there will be no middle class. Instead of planning to handle Covid, they were confronting students and women over NRC-CAA. China is going to squeeze India into an arms race.

    Hindus will be fighting about an imaginary ‘love jihad’, and that confirms India’s bleak future. That is the level of intellect Yogi and Modi have.

    In 1953, Nehru had written that unless the Hindus change their outlook, India is doomed. We see what he meant. The Hindus cannot change their outlook, and Hindu rashtra spells India’s doom. Although the results of Hitlerism are documented and you can watch it now on YouTube without reading books, Hindus are incapable of learning.

    • rosgolla,

      Your desperate topic is full of FUNNY COMMON ERRORS AND MIS-REPREENTATION OF HISTORY, as below:

      1. Who the hell are you to see great freedom fighter like Veer Savarkar as a cheap ideologist ? He was a freedom fighter, served dreaded Andaman Kalapani, faced enormous torture of british raj there and eventually survived Kalapani through his own tactics. What is your AUKAT???

      2. Who the hell are you to give opinion on him after his enormous sacrifice and suffering for the NATION at the hands of the britishraj, while your favourite leaders lived happily in 1st class prisons with first class benefits and preferential food and resting / sleeping arrangement and lived happily in british jail under british kindness.

      3. Break up of India was directly related to rise of izlamic communal passion through Khilafat movement support of congress headed by your favorite leaders, You and our common historians, EMPLOYED BY CONGRESS IN POWER, miss to mention, as expected and tend to forget but History will not.

      4. Congress Congress had always did blunders, by dallying-dallying & hesitating to give a call for independence from British Raj, always supporting British, EVEN ASKING INDIANS TO JOIN THEIR ARMY, AND EVEN REFUSING TO GIVE CALL FOR PUNISHMENT TO GENERAL DYER after his brutal murder of hundreds of Indians in Jalianwalabaug, and then by appeasing a particular aggressive community, which started with communal support BY JUMPING IN KHILAFAT and supporting izlamic Caliphafate in Turkey (THE SAME AS WHAT ISIS NOW-A-DAYS HAD TRIED TO DO), resulting in rise in communal passion in India in INDIAN MUZLIMS , although progressive Turkish leaders like Mustafa Kemal Pasha (Atatürk) opposed Caliphate and obviously CONGRESS FAILED TO KEEP INDIA UNITED.

      5. Your favourite leader(s) made a series of blunders like seeing the best son of the soil Netaji Subhas as an enemy, on which people say, as he was immensely popular, he was induced to go away WHICH STARTED FROM THE CONGRESS TRIPURI SESSION 1939, during the per-independence period. ONLY SUBHAS COULD HAVE KEPT INDIA UNITED. but he had to go when he was needed by the nation most.

      6. Then came independence and dubious decisions regarding article 370 and 35A, followed by MYSTERIOUS DEATH OF MARTYR SHYAMAPRASAD MUKHERJEE UNDER VERY MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES IN COLDEST DAYS IN KASHMIR, when Sheikh Abdulla was in control in Kashmir and Nehru-ji in Delhi with full control.

      7. Then, as bad incident follows bad incidents, CLASH STARTED BETWEEN NEHRU-JI AND SHEIKH ABDULLA and ARTICLE 370 AND 35A GOT LOST ITS VERY PURPOSE OF APPEAZEMENT OF KASHMIRI MUZLIMS.

      8. Nehru-ji seriously misjudged Chinese intentions and neglected strengthening Indian army, rather as next mistake took path of appeazement of China though recognizing their tremendous human right violation and forced brutal and illegal occupation of Tibet.

      9. NOTHING WORKED, CHINA ATTACKED INDIA, and unprepared Indian Army was pushed to the corner. Nehru-ji was NOT ABLE TO FOLLOW CORRECT WAR STRATEGY, DID NOT CALL IAF TO GIVE WAR SUPPORT TO INDIAN ARMY. INDIA PATHETICALLY LOST WAS WITH CHINA.

      10. Then Nehru was a fully broken man and became unpopular due to his Kashmir strategy, strange and mysterious incidents like mysterious death of S. P. Mukherjee, erroneous and mistaken military strategy , his autocratic operating style had made Nehru-ji climb down from his peak of popularity to river. The same continues today.

      11.. Nehru’s series of errors on China are being corrected now, 50+ years after his death with immense push on infrastructure construction in China border and empowerment, modernization of Indian military.

      THIS IS THE HISTORY OF INDIAN LEADERSHIP BEHIND TODAY’S PROBLEMS AND THE SERIES OF ERRORS / MISREPRESENTATION BY YOU, WHATEVER PEOPLE LIKE YOU OPINE. WHO BOTHERS???

      Who are you rosogolla to advise Hindus on what to do and what not ? what is your status (AUKAT) especially when you do not know the history of India properly, do not understand Indian society properly or fail to acknowledge it as like Indian failed intellectuals today .

      As you are a muzlim, so you must be aware that this is the faith, which bans their womenfolk to marry Hindu boys (or, precisely, any non-Muslim boy), and their hardcore, rigid, one track mind followers enforce the same, even by force, forgetting the kindness and openness of thousands of Hindu women accepted to marry their men, which is the REASON OF THE CURRENT TROUBLE, otherwise, when a boy from christian/Buddist/Parsee/Sikh or whatever community (other than muzlim) marries a Hindu girl, hardly anybody even notices.

      But when she chooses a muzlim boy, without full knowledge of their strange systems (many times those are not really secular, not open type), or because the boy can still be individually good, everybody dislikes.

      NATURE (GOD) HAS HAS ALWAYS OPTED FOR A BALANCE AND WHENEVER IT IS DISTURBED, NEWTON’S 3RD LAW OF EQUAL AND OPPOSITE FORCE WILL COME INTO PLAY TO BALANCE THE UNBALANCE.

      So, refrain from advising Hindu’s or take take the opinion of someone who had made series of errors in his life, as a result, fallen downhill in popularity / preference to Indians, anyway, it is beyond capacity of a half intellected muzlim.

      SO, MY HUMBLE SUGGESTION IS TO ENHANCE YOUR KNOWLEDGE, LEARN INDIAN HISTORY PROPERLY AND LEARN YOUR OWN MUZLIM COMMUNITY CULTURES PROPERLY FOR A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF CURRENT INDIA BEFORE YOU JUMP TO ADVISE SOMEONE.

  4. 35 out of 48 ISLAMIC countries use the words Islamic Republic or Islamic Emirate declaring themselves to be ISLAMIC nations first including our troublesome nature – but LIBERALS and MUSLIMS have problem with the last remaining HINDU country to call itself a HINDU republic!!

    So in essence Liberal and Islamist/AIMIM Logic is this:-
    Its OK for dozens of muslim majority countries to call themselves MUSLIM Rashtras
    Its NOT OK for the last remaining hindu majority country to call itself HINDU Rashtra

  5. ‘…luring gullible Hindu women by anyway possible and later converting them to Muslim faith. ‘

    Why are they gullible ?

    Is it possible they are intelligent and decide against a life with a Bajrang Dal jungli ?

    • DEAR PRINT MODERATOR, kindly remove this communal Hindu hater disturbing element making all aan-shaan comments and hate comments on Hinduism (like IDOL WORSHIPPER, COW WORSHIPPER, which are below why are you allowing him to make these comments???), disturbing the rhythm of discussion, this guy is an impediment for any discussion to take place.

      ARE YOU LIKING HIM TO CONTINUE AND DISTURB IN THE ONGOING DISCUSSIONS ????

      PLEASE BAN HIM,

        • Off course mullah rosgolla.

          Please learn mullah, an Idol is just a lifeless idol, but a Deity had gone through Vedic “PRANA PRATISHTHA” procedure, where an idol gets transformed to a GOD or a GODDESS (what you mullahs do not believe in GOD in a she, in your one important gender culture, it is only he), by bringing life through WILL FORCE of the performer of the prayer, normally a Hindu priest, who knows what to do and how …..

          Will force is the root of all power, when a human prays to GOD with full concentration of will force of the soul, he or she connects to GOD (or a GODDESS, as he/she wishes), it is the will force which has immense power to do impossible in the world.

          That is also the source of bringing life in an idol, to transform it to a deity of a GOD or GODDESS.

          Learning is life, learning is acquiring knowledge which is GODLINESS, VEDA also means knowledge. 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

    • Dear print moderator, ARE YOU IN SUPPORT of this throwing of USELESS POINTS in insult to HINDU OUTFITS (Bajrang Dal jungli) by this communal, anti Hindu guy, who also abuses Hinduism and disrespective to Hindu girls too (manytimes in his comments, see below)????

      IF YOU ARE NOT, KINDLY DELETE HIM / STOP HIM MAKING ABUSIVE COMMENTS.

      • I am the best writer here. The Print knows it and you know it. You can write a refutation and explain how I am wrong. The Print is giving you equal space. I am not writing them to ask them to bar your fabrications on ‘love jihad’.

        I invite you to explain how I am wrong.

        It is time Hindutva Hindus looked at themselves and explain the nonsense they invent about ‘love jihad’ and umpteen other fabrications. When this is questioned, you want a ban.

        • You are a communal Hindu hater partisan pro-izlamist wtiter, we all kmow it, whether Print moderator accept it or not.

          Your utterances on Love Zihad is a bullshit, because you cannot see the communal izlamic culture on Hindu boys and their own muzlim girls and its Hindu reaction of anger, irrespective of Print moderator can see it or can acknowledge it or not.

          Most media belong to partisan, non-neutral, Hindu hater communist bench, we all know that too.

          That’s why most new generation is against conventional media, which made alternate media so popular.

        • HaHaHaHa, only those beats his own drum who know very well that they are good for nothing.

          REJECTED YOUR UNSUBSTANTIATED CLAIM ROSGULLA, COMMUNAL, HINDU HATER MULLA WRITER. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    • Mullah rosgulla joker, in which world do you live ? In Mullah dreamland alone or in a real world?

      Have you noticed Hindu women Nikita Tomar had given her life to prove existence of izlamic LOVE ZIHAD, when she was brutally murdered on Ballavgarh shreets on denying LOVE ZIHAD by mullah TOMAR

      Late Wajid Khan’s (of the Sajid-Wajid fame) etranged wife Kamalrukh Khan has taken to social media on her sufferings inside a muzlim family and explained the necessecity of anti LOVE ZIHAD rule

      Do you notice what ever suits your opinion n Mullah dreamland of creating propaganda to confuse women from other faiths? What about those propaganda to confuse people like you ?

      Like your Zihad culture and thereafter the dream of 72 full breasted hooris or wife beating suggestion in scripts ?

      Check with your ammu and sisters, which exposure of propaganda had resulted in their elopement, which you are avoiding to discuss ?

      UNPLEASANT ISSUES MULLAH ROSGOLLA ???

  6. ZAINAB MIAN / MOTORMA, YOU MUST BE AWARE THAT SEVERAL HINDU BOY(S) AND/OR YOUR OWN GIRL(S) HAVE LOST LIFE TO VIOLENCE, BEFORE OR EVEN AFTER MARRIAGE, BY GIRLS FAMILY FOR DOING SIN TO HAVE AN INTERFAITH LOVE AS A RESULT OF YOUR COMMUNITY RESTRICTION IN YOUR GIRLS FREEDOM TO LOVE BY HER OWN CHOICE, HAD LEFT A TRAIL UNCOMFORTABLE FEELING & BAD NAME OF YOUR COMMUNITY AMONGST YOUR OWN GIRLS AND NON-MUSLIM BOYS TOO FOR LOVING MUSLIM GIRLS.

    LOVE ZIHAD TO HINDU GIRLS SEEN BY HINDUS AND POLITICIANS, CAN BE DEEPLY CONNECTED TO THE STIGMA AND HATE CONNECTED TO YOUR COMMUNITY, DUE TO THE ABOVE.

    OTHERWISE, NO ONE REALLY NOTICES WHEN A HINDU GIRL IS MARRIED TO A SIKH OR JAIN OR PARSI OR BUDDIST OR EVEN A CHRISTIAN BOY, BUT WHEN SHE CHOOSES A MUSLIM BOY DUE TO HER FREE -OPEN MIND, WHICH AGAIN IS ONE SIDED USUALLY IN GENERAL, AND NOT BOTH SIDED AS DISCUSSED ABOVE, OR HER COMPLETE LACK OF KNOWLEDGE ON IZLAMIC SOCIAL RULES AND RESTRICTIONS, ALL HELLS BREAK LOOSE.

    YOU MUST THINK ON THIS WHY AND FIND THE REASON BEHIND, RATHER THAN WRITING DEPTHLESS AND SENSELESS POLITICAL ATRICLES, BLAMING SOMEONE.

    SCIENCE HAS A LAW, NAMED AS NEWTONS THIRD LAW, WHICH PROVES THE EXISTENCE OF EQUAL AND OPPOSITE REACTION, AS NATURE PREFERS BALANCE.

    UNDER THESE CIRCUMSTANCES, UNLESS YOU ACCEPT THE PROBLEM THEN REFORM YOUR COMMUNITY / SOCIETY TOWARDS REAL OPENNESS, YOUR ARTICLE SEEMS MEANINGLESS OR FRUITLESS.

  7. MUZLIM ZAINAB, LET US DISCUSS ON YOUR SOCIAL NORMS, MADE OUT OF YOUR RELIGIOUS SCRIPTURES THAT YOUR WOMEN ARE PERMITTED TO MARRY ONLY YOUR BOYS, NOT BOYS FROM OUTSIDE FAITH, BUT YOUR BOYS HAVE NO SUCH RULES AND ITS TREMENDOUS SOCIAL STIGMA ON YOUR SOCIETY AND YOUR GIRLS.

    DO YOU UNDERSTAND THE HUGE SOCIAL IMPACT OF ALL NON-MUSLIM COMMUNITIES ON YOURS ? CAN WE DISCUSS ON THIS ? BECAUSE, IT IS DIRECTLY RELATED TO YOUR TOPIC.

  8. Funny how no Hindu girl is protesting about marrying Muslims. It is only Hindu men with their fabrications of ‘love jihad’. These claims stem from plain jealousy. If you have low IQ and can only spend your time in a shakha, Hindu women will desert you and you will develop a sense of inadequacy.

    There is nothing more to it.

    • Mullah rosgulla, see opposition to Love Zihad on streets, where you will find most of opposers are Hindu women.

      Now, you may say you do not see TV or read news, just like you said earlier in another debate on thePrint that you neither not know slain Ankit Saxwna, nor your communal culture on your community girls.

      However, eventhough, you could not prevent your ammu running away with your Hindu friend and DESRTED you, and your sisters had DESERTED YOU & run away with your Hindu friends uncles.

      Your frustration with Hindus are understandable.

      Very sorry to hear all these news.

      However, possibly by doing so, they are relieved to stay with you.

      Jiti raho aur Hindu’o ki gun gate raho. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

      • Is that the best you could write ?

        Love Zihad ? Learn to pronounce jihad. You are as perverted as Rajnath Singh – he says Zammu for Jammu ! Jero for zero.

        Uncouth Hindus like you will even say Zahaj for Jahaz.

    • Mullah rosgulla joker, in which world do you live ? Mullah dreamland ???

      You can see see opposition to Love Zihad on streets, where you will find most of opposers are Hindu women, especially when Nikita Tomar was killed brutally on Ballavgarh shreets on denying LOVE ZIHAD by mullah TOMAR.

      Now, you may say you do not see TV or read news, just like you said earlier in another debate on thePrint that you neither not know slain Ankit Saxwna, nor her troubled muslim girl friend Shehzadeemnor your communal culture on your community girls av evident from death threats issued by mullah terrorists like you on Nusrat for marrying a Hindu boy Nikhil.

      Say you do not know these.

      Thats why your ammu had escaped a mad guy like you by eloping with your young Hindu friend and and your sisters eloped with his uncles respectively.

  9. What about white girls grooming gangs in UK and rampant conversion of Hindu girls through marriages in Pakistan and Banglades?
    are they not part of organised love jihad ploy of radical Islam?

  10. Connversion always happen one way in these marriages, True lover doesn’t need conversion. These writers fist hsoudl work to make muslim community secualr.

  11. If their love is pure, Muslims should convert to Hinduism and then marry their Hindu love. That will be a nice slap on the face of communal Hindus like Yogi Adityanath. Does Islam permit Muslims to convert out of Islam, Zainab ji?

    • Zainab Sikandar is a “shoot and scoot” journalist, unlikely to ever enter into a debate or reply to questions. As per Wikipedia, as of 2019, there are 12 Muslim-majority countries that have the death sentence for apostasy, whereas in 13 other countries apostasy is illegal and the government prescribes some form of punishment for apostasy including: torture, imprisonment, annulment of marriage, loss of inheritance rights or custody rights, amongst others.

    • How can anyone convert and take up idol worship and cow worship ?

      Once a baby stops crawling and starts walking, you cannot make it go back to crawling.

      Muslims gave up idol worship long ago, there is no going back to it. No one is stopping you from idol worship and cow worship. Some Hindus realise it is backward and convert by marriage or otherwise, who are you to stop them ?

      • BAN THIS PERVERT, HE IS INSULTING RELIGION.

        HE WAS ALREADY BANNED BEFORE IN PREVIOUS DISCUSSION FOR THESE OUT OF LINE INSULTING COMMENTS.

        HOW HE REENTERED ???

        BAN THIS PERVERT PlG AGAIN, HE IS DETRIMENTAL TO ANY DISCUSSION.

        • What is the insult ? I explained Hindus worship idols, Muslims don’t and they are not going to return to it. What is insulting ? You are proud of your customs and I have no objection. All I said was don’t expect others to go into idol worship. If a Hindu girl marries a Muslim, it is likely she will give up idol worship, as it is likely to dawn on her it is not worth it. You have no right to impose it on her.

          • Mullah rasgolla, Hindus DONOT worship idols F00L,

            Hindus worship worship DEITIES.

            DO YOU AT ALL KNOW THEIR DIFFERENCES J0KER ?

            Easier for you to admit the tragedy of tour ammus and sisters runaway to desert you, which is a reality and easier to understand. 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

  12. Lady jihadi is back, justifying all the worngs committed in the name of Islam by Muslim men. Sura 2 of Koran says women are the field belonging to men. That’s how Islam respects women. Why pretend to be Hindu and entice away Hindu girls. Producing more Muslim babies by using more “fields”. Are your men ashamed of their so-called religion? Adityanath’s law takes away a weapon in the hands of Muslim men against Hindus.

  13. No wonder why you took the side of Islam!! But tbh did you ever find any Muslim man converting his religion for the sake of his wife or tell me why always muslim men find hindu women and why not hindu men find muslim women because the aim is simple Muslim men wants to change everyone’s religion to Islam but doesn’t want their daughters to get married anyone out of their religion. Secularism, right?

  14. Is it mandatory when a muslim boy marry a other religion girl to convert into Islam can’t she follow her own religion and continue to live if both of them loves each other truly. And also why muslim men don’t convert to girl’s religion why only girl has to sacrifice.

    Also love Jihad not just involve forced conversions but later on trading of that girl also.

  15. Muslims can have Islamic countries and there is no problem. But if the Hindus decide India should be a Hindu rastra, Muslims have a problem. Muslims have problems everywhere and with everyone.

  16. The special religion is a “peaceful” religion. They will abduct, threaten, rape & convert, after which they live peacefully.

  17. A patriarchal state

    The concept of a Hindu Rashtra, at first, seems simplistic — a country whose official state religion is Hinduism. But if you were to scratch the surface, the concept has overtones of patriarchy and a totalitarian state where even someone you marry has to be approved by the state that is quite clearly being ruled by men.

    Oh well. So Now. We have an official State Religion

    Patriarchy

    Sure. Why don’t you look around

    And we have reduced Hindu women to just wombs

    HowDoes it pass editors. Or They have to sleep or to …….

  18. Zainab, You and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot may be right to say that ‘love jihad’ was a word manufactured by the BJP to disturb communal harmony.

    But You guys should bust Love Jihad “myth” by BJP with providing verifiable evidence of how many Muslim men married Hindu women and how many Muslim women married Hindu men.

    in west there is myth among white racists that Black men are after white women. But the fact is Black people have never prevented their daughters & sisters from marrying white men. So it can be seen as genuine desire of minority to assimilate, as Black people are not asking anybody to change culture, language or faith.

    In case of Muslims women in India, many of them are better looking than Hindu women, so they would have no difficulty finding non-Muslim men. So if there is no hidden motive of one sided controlled “Love Jihad” by Muslim men by trying to seduce non-Muslim women but at the same time prevent Muslim women to be seduced to marry non-Muslims, then number of Muslims men & number of Muslim women marrying non-Muslims would be about same.

    So Zainab, please provide numbers to clear the issue and put “myth” to rest.

    On the other hand if that is not the case, i.e There are far more Muslims marrying non-Muslims compared to Muslim women marrying non-Muslim men, do you have courage to say that Indian Muslims are already running Wahabi policing in India?

    • The numbers are correct, your question is not correct.

      The fact is Hindu women prefer Muslims. You should ask Hindu women why that is. I remember when the Pakistan team used to come, Hindu girls used to run after them.

      My explanation is when Hindu girls see those ugly khakhi shorted fellows like Mohan Bhagwat, they are frightened and run away. Hindu men are known for rape – Unnao, Katua, Nirbhaya…. If Hindu women are repelled by Hindu men, it is even more understandable why Muslim women will shun Hindu men.

      So many Hindu men have low IQ, anyone would be repelled. Look at your argumentation for instance. Which Hindu girl will like it ?

      • Rasgolla Hezbollah

        That is nonsense. Muslims are born swindlers. first they pretend to be Hindu women to win trust and then show their teeth, like Vampires. No sane non-woman would go for Muslims, it is like lioness going for dog or Jackal. You guys are born with insatiable desire for women, good example is like your prophet sleeping with his adopted son’s wife, and thrust for blood, therefor bulk of the butchers in India are you guys.

        Your prophet himself swindled Pagan Meccans, first by accepting that Al- Lat, al-Uzi and Al-Manat were daughters of god thereby winning their trust and once he got control then he turned around and claimed that Al-Lat, al-Uzi and al-Manat were daughter of Saitan then betrayed Meccans and destroyed 360 temples in Mecca and desecrated shrines of Al-Lat, al-Manat and Al-Uzi. This is the templet of spiritual and physical Love-Jihad.

        This exactly what Muslims are doing. First pretending to be Hindu then marry and force them to convert and if rejected then kill.

        what you guys need is another Genghis khan and Hulagu Khan teaching you lesson to mend your ways.

        • Nobody wants to pretend they are Hindu to marry a Hindu girl – who would want to lower himself when they see Hindus like you ? Even Hindu girls run away.

          The Brahmin extremist Subramanian Swamy’s daughter married a Muslim. Don’t tell me her man pretended he was Hindu and she fell for him. When the Pakistani cricket team came, Hindu girls used to run after them.

          As I said, when Hindu girls see RSS and Bajrang Dal Hindus, they run away.

          I do not see Hindu women agitating against marriage to Muslims. I see them agitating against rapists – all Hindu of course.

          • Nobody wants to pretend they are Hindu to marry a Hindu girl

            Even your prophet pretend to accept Al-Lat, Al- Uzzi & Al-Manat to be accepted among Meccans. You guys are such a scum earth even pigs will feel that you are filthier than tehm.

      • Hindu women don’t choose husbands by religion. They just want good husband…And all Muslim men are not good lovers and husbands…Many men show their true colors after marriage, torture their wives, even use sexist “Muslim personal law” for this torture … I personally know a women…

        Although, I don’t want to term it as “Love jihad” but as a “religious & gender discrimination”….

        “Muslim Personal law” is problematic and when some Muslim husbands become bad husbands, they justify their wrong doings through this law and Islamic beliefs and customs….

        Opposing “love Jihad” doesn’t mean you have to say “All Muslim men are liberal and good husbands and they can’t and never torture their non-muslim wives….” Muslim men are not feminist… They can be bad husbands…A bad Muslim husband will definitely use “Muslim Personal law” to hurt his wife…

        Men from other religions and communities also harras women but they are not legally allowed to harras women….They do not have extra legal benefit (Muslim Personal law)….Bad Muslim husbands are legally and Islamically immune….

        “Muslim Personal law” can be acceptable among Muslim women but it is not and should not be accepted by “Hindu Women”…

        Most of the Hindu women convert because they choose their love over their religion…They do not have choice….They are not conservative like Muslim men, that’s why they don’t reject a long loving relationship just because of stupid religion excuse….Only men (including Muslim men) can use this excuse to end a relationship….

        While marrying a Muslim man, only his wife convert, not his Saas-Sasur (Groom’s in-laws), His In-laws are hindus, his wife’s whole family is Hindu…

        …So, by abusing Hindu Culture, first you are saying, she was living in hell in her parent’s house (in a Hindu family) and her Muslim husband has rescued her by marrying her…..and second, you are saying, she (non-hindu wife) should respect his husband’s religion and family but should expect her Muslim husband to respect her parents and her parent’s culture…Groom can openly abuse In-laws (his wife’s parents) to justify conversion…

        Don’t imagine…You are not Hindu women ….They marry Muslim men, not because they hate their religion and family….They marry them because religion is not their priority, their husband and children are their priority……They convert for sake of love…. That’s it…They (Hindu Women) convert for the acceptance from ‘In-laws”…

  19. India’s secular credos are because of Hindutva ethos and Hindu majority. Had India had even keel demographics we’d be a basket case of a country, and similar to Pakistan.

  20. In an earlier article Zainab Sikandar had displayed her ignorance of Sanatan Dharma by equating “Dharma” with religion. It is therefore going to difficult for her to comprehend the collective memories the followers of Sanatan Dharma have for all the plunder, destruction, forced conversions, rapes and murders that the Muslim rulers did in this country for over 1000 years. However for some readers of The Print, who may still be bemused by the term “love jihad”, I would just like to take them back, just 30 years ago to Kashmir valley, in independent India. Then one of war cries that was broadcasted from mosques, as the ethnic cleaning of the Kashmiri Pandits was being systematically done by Kashmiri Muslims was “assi gacchi panu’nuy Pakistan, batav rostuy, batenein saan” meaning “we want Pakistan, without the Pandit men, but with their women”. Here even the fig leaf of love was not there. One more point to consider – is it really possible that Sharmila Tagore was reading Quran in classical Arabic when she had an epiphany and decided to convert to Islam and became Ayesha Begum, and her marriage to Mansur Ali Khan exactly at that time was a pure coincidence?

  21. if you are interested in knowing the truth, please visit palakkad town and enquire about all the inter religion marraiges there. being a muslim yourself you can easily get the details. then look the financial status of the groom before marriage and after marraige . find out the difference and also find out how it has happened. you will know the truth.

  22. madam also have pity on poor hindus. they have nowhere to go except india. like shekar gupta’s poor joke, we cannot go to pakistan.
    so stop talikng about hindhu rashtra and all.

    • You can go to Nepal. Whoops, I forgot – Nepal also does not like Indian Hindus.

      ‘they have nowhere to go except india.’

      The bigger problem is Hindus have no way to define themselves without Muslims. Your whole life revolves round Muslims.

      • COMMUNAL ZAINAB, WHY YOU NEVER SPEAK OR DENOUNCE ON YOUR RELIGIOUS RULE WHICH BANS MUZLIM WOMEN TO MARRY TO SET ANY RELATION WITH ANY NON-MUZLIM BOY (ANY HINDU-CHRISTIAN-SIKH-JAIN-BUDDIST BOY OR ELSE) AND YOUR SOCIETY HAD GEARED UP FOR MILLENEUMS WITH HATE TO NON-MUSLIMS ARMED WITH WEAPONS TO KILL NON-MUSLIM BOYS OR YOUR OWN GIRLS, WHO ARE IN LOVE IN BETWEEN?

        THIS HATE CULTURE OF YOURS HAS RESULTED IN MANY BRUTAL MURDERS OF NON-MUSLIM MEN & YOUR OWN WOMEN OR BULLYING YOUR OWN WOMEN, FOR BEING IN INTERFAITH LOVE.

        WHEN YOU ARE PREPARED TO DISCUSS THIS, THEN WE WILL DISCUSS ON YOUR ISSUE, NOT BEFORE.

      • Shut up since india is a secular country thats why all even muslims live peacefully here and are allowed to follow their religion and yes why india is secular because majority are hindus why pakistan is not secular why there is always a news of that they convert women of other religion to theirs islam. Southe arabi is islamic it does not allow to follow own religion in public yes why not they don’t respect others belief???In india u can celebrate id happy in public the malls are decorated for this festival but why not in pakistan and other islamic country??You know this shows their mentality and if u have a FUNCTIONING brain then I don’t have to explain this.We respect others but if someone will try to cheat us whether a boy or a girl we know how to slap them.Those girls who are forced and killed like nikita their pain and the pain their family is feeling we can’t understand but yes we can take steps to not let those villains do that again I love modi government and especially yogi adityanath I support RSS cause they are working to build a nation where all boys and girls can live happily and yes THIS LAW IS AGAINST FORCEFULL CONVERSION THIS IS NOT AGAINST LOVE AND WHO EVER IS THE AUTHOR OF THIS ARTICLE IS EITHER MISLEADING PUBLIC OR THEMSELF DONT KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT THIS LAW………

      • ” Your whole life revolves round Muslims.”

        You may be right, So prove it to us by all of you guys moving to Pakistan and reducing Muslim % in India to less than 1% like Hindus in Pakistan.
        Then dream like Manson that Hindus will not be able to manage and invite you to take over the country.

        But first step is taking your Jamat to Pakistan.

        Let us see if you have courage of your conviction or is it just hot air?

        • RSS wants Akhand Bharat, so you can move to Pakistan. Muslims built India, we know what are our achievements, we shall not abandon Bharat Mata to junglis like you !

          • Lol…bharat mata is build by hindus before moozlims tried to take over, failed and ended of being Pakistan…India will be a official hindu nation where Muzlim repists will be thrown out

  23. Ridiculous argument by the islamist supremacist masquerading as pesudo secular. INDIA IS ALREADY AN ISLAMIC NATION, lot more than it is Hindu Rashtra, with its minority appeasement laws for second largest majority populaiton of muslims which is larger than ninety nine percent nations of the world with scholarships, haz subsidies, muslim personal law board, waqf boards, special sharia based family laws for muslims, India has been SHARIASED and INDIA HAS BEEN ISLAMIC NATION in hindu majority nation.. If this writer is seriosu abotu reformign India and having egalitarian and secular society,, then islam and shariasation of Indian legal system is much bigger problem than the Hindu Rashtra. hindus are systematically constitutionally and legally persecuted, they pay jizya in form of takeover of their temple trusts by govt income of wich is used to subsidise muslim evengelical causes such as salary for mullahs, Hindus get no scholarships which are reserved for sencond largets majority of India, muslims, populaiton of whose in India is more than popualtion of ninety nine percent of naitons int he world, Abolish all thes eminority rights, allow miniroty rights only those indian origin religions or those religions which ar enot major religioons, e.g. no minority rights for islam or christinaity, only for jain, sikh, buddhist, parsi, bahai.

    Before you write such an article, answer first, Does not uran disallow muslim women to marry nonmuslim men? Then are not quran and muhammd bigoted and nonsecular? Remounce them as bigots first and ask to reform your community first, epose quran and muhhamad first, demand to reform islam first, or renounce and reject quran, islam and muhammd if you are against this. if not you are nothing but ISLAMIST SUPREMACIST, so sotp padellign your ANTI HINDU lies and agenda. Hindu majority have right to protect their duaghters and sons fromt he BIGOTED IDEOLOGYU of PREDATORY ISLAM/QURAN/Muhammad which does not allow interfaith marriage,

  24. Ridiculous argument by the islamist supremacist masquerading as pesudo secular. INDIA IS ALREADY AN ISLAMIC NATION, lot more than it is Hindu Rashtra, with its minority appeasement laws for second largest majority populaiton of muslims which is larger than ninety nine percent nations of the world with scholarships, haz subsidies, muslim personal law board, waqf boards, special sharia based family laws for muslims, India has been SHARIASED and INDIA HAS BEEN ISLAMIC NATION in hindu majority nation.. If this writer is seriosu abotu reformign India and having egalitarian and secular society,, then islam and shariasation of Indian legal system is much bigger problem than the Hindu Rashtra. hindus are systematically constitutionally and legally persecuted, they pay jizya in form of takeover of their temple trusts by govt income of wich is used to subsidise muslim evengelical causes such as salary for mullahs, Hindus get no scholarships which are reserved for sencond largets majority of India, muslims, populaiton of whose in India is more than popualtion of ninety nine percent of naitons int he world, Abolish all thes eminority rights, allow miniroty rights only those indian origin religions or those religions which ar enot major religioons, e.g. no minority rights for islam or christinaity, only for jain, sikh, buddhist, parsi, bahai.

  25. Kerala has lots of youth fighting religious war in Syria Afghanistan and other places according to news reports.

    A lot of youth from pakistan are also fighting religious war in Syria Afghanistan and other places .

    THE deep state i.e. ISI is coordinating youth from INDIA and pakistan and when this youth return, this highly radicalized youth with guidance from pakistan will be a big problem.

    INDIA is going to face major issues of population explosion and highly religious but uneducated youth .

    HINDUS believe in education and science and prosperity in current life and not after life.

    It’s is time that jihadist posing as journalists are exposed for their hate towards IDOL WORSHIPPERS.

    • ‘HINDUS believe in education and science and prosperity in current life and not after life.’

      Read the article in the Print : ‘Meditation with cows’ on offer as Shivraj Chouhan pitches MP cattle sanctuary as tourist hub.

      You don’t get such primitives even in Papua New Guinea. Something is fundamentally wrong with you.

  26. Why a women have to change her religion to marry a muslim,why don’t muslim convert to other religion to marry women of other faith? The answer is simple Islam is patriarchal which is conviently refused by everyone.So lady ,shut up on this issue

  27. First, India is not a secular country, despite the blatant lie inserted into the preamble of the constitution during the emergency. A country that deprives the Hindus of their basic rights is not a secular country.

    Second, the Muslims demanded and got a separate country for themselves. So, India should naturally be a Hindu rashtra. The folly of Gandhi and Nehru cannot haunt us forever, we need a course correction and make India a Hindu rashtra. A Hindu rashtra will guarantee religious freedom for all while also protecting the indic Dharma systems from the aggressive arabian cult.

    Third, we have been witnessing the fate of non-islamic people in Pakistan and Bangladesh where Hindu and christian girls and women are systematically targeted to force a demographic change. We are not going to let that happen in India. We know what your holy books say about trapping non-islamic women. We are going to nip it in the bud.

  28. No point discussing with you and your “poison coated with sugar of Secularism bullshit”. What about you starting a campaign to make all countries secular where other religion are in majority. would you. or best prove this bhai bhai bullshit and ask for renufication of India with Pakistan and Bangadesh. Hai Dum to write, ya bus Hinduo ki di hui aazadi unhi ke against use karo. Bro, know this , the expiry date of the victim card is over. The entire world now know the truth of the peaceful religion.

  29. its an islamic view on the matter, and not neutral. If Omman Chandey has compalined there must be some truth indeed. This is a underlying strategy to spread the religion, by the chauvinists – may not succeed in a big way. It has nothing to do with hindu women being gullible etc. if the boy behaves as if he is a hindu – what can the girl do but be fooled.

    Death for such activites is a drastic action, not permitted in a democracy. It is not the so called rarest of rare crimes to invite Death. The tendency to practice the so called love johad has to be discouraged – if 2 consenting individuals get together in marriage (with no ulterior motive) is hould be fine

  30. Love Jihad is real. It is not a figment of imagination. Strict laws are needed to curb this Islamist hate crime of love jihad that victimizes women of other religions. Why should Muslim man hide his true name/religion while trying to date/marry a woman of another religion?

    • Did any LJ approach you ? You could have said ‘No thanks, I cannot give up my idols’. Then he would be sure to go away. I suggest you keep a little idol with you, and flash it any LJs.

  31. I find it ludicrous and sometimes even laughable , when every commentator, ascribes hindu anxieties or insecurities to Hindutva…. The issue in inter-faith marraiges is not the faiths itself…but the conversion to the other faith at gunpoint of marraige…. and when it happens in sizeable numbers, a belief grows that this is a part of a larger conspiracy leading to the domination of the other faith…..This happens more when the Girl is from the Hindu community and the boy from the Muslim community….This gunpoint conversion is akin to dowry demands, that happens just before the marraige….Dowry or marraige…. Similarly Conversion or Marraige……This has to stop….. The moot question always is Does Love/Marraige require Conversion?????

  32. Zainab Sikandar has got it perfectly right. But even here, she has cleverly omitted to mention that her own religion Islam lays down exactly the same patriarchal rules for women. The omission is not surprising, given that recently she had openly justified the prophet cartoon murders, using devious cover of faux- secularism

    • Reciprocation, ma m …. reciprocation is the name of the game……. Majority of Indian citizens of other faiths will have no issues with inter faith marriage…… If and only if….

      Other faith boys are not murdered when they propose a girl for marriage from muslim community…

      Delhi murder, Ballabgarh murder, to name a few, and many more which didn’t catch the eye of the media …

      Let there be reciprocity… And all will be well …
      I hope you would agree, ma m

    • Wow. The pathetic insecurity is so evident here in the comments.

      Some of you people (mostly male) make it clear why such a destructive govt won a second term. Let hindu women make their own choice. Surely they’re capable of that or must you decide everything for them?

      • ” Let hindu women make their own choice. ”

        Raynoor then why not Muslim women?

        Or marrying outside one’s faith is only one way street? allow Hindu women to marry Muslim men, but not Muslim women to Hindu men. the fact that Muslim women are equally, if not better, good looking, there is no reason logically why more Muslim men marrying Hindu women than Muslim women marrying Hindu? Unless Muslim are Talibani with their sisters & daughters.

        • No one is preventing Muslim women from marrying Hindu men. But when you look at those RSS fellows, even Hindu girls do not want to marry them, then naturally Muslims would not want them either.

          • No one is preventing Muslim women from marrying Hindu men. LOL.

            Tell that to Muslim thugs on streets. Thuggery is natural to Muslims, Hindus have to learn it. Muslims are good teachers in that art, Hindus should become their good students and pay them Gurudakshina by eliminating them from street. That is where their salvation lies.

  33. The fact that Hindu girls/women are openly kidnapped, r@ped and converted and this has led to an exodus of Hindus to India is overlooked… I guess those are all “myths” too..
    The fact that even Christians in Kerala have made the same allegations against the same community is also apparently a “Hindutva ploy” cause we all know that the Pope is also from the RSS right?
    This desperate attempt to repeatedly delegitimize a threat against Hindus by a virulent and cancerous minority shows the desperation of pseudo liberals.

    Finally, if there is no such thing as “Love Jehad” then why are sickulars upset when laws are made outlawing an “imaginary” thing?

    • The only threat to Hindus is Hindus themselves – like Unnao rape, Hathras rape. Hindu men are a threat to Hindu women and indeed any female. Hence, if Hindu women want to marry Muslims to escape from violent junglis, they are welcome, and if they don’t bring idols, that is even better.

  34. In the article, the proponent is of idea of Secularism every where, except those countries which are avowedly Muslim countries. The Hinduism is not a proselytizing religion, therefore it does not give any weightage to expanding its base numbers by hook or crook, nor it glorifies killing of people of other faith. Therefore, Love Jihad, is just a way of increasing Muslim population by luring gullible Hindu women by anyway possible and later converting them to Muslim faith. Because self respecting Hindu community do not want that girl, married to a Muslim man, to come back.
    In this back ground, stopping the muslims carry out such operations of conversions legally is a good initiative.

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