ADF INDIA

1950 PRESIDENTIAL ORDER

Dalits who convert to Christianity or Islam are denied special benefits and protections guaranteed to other Schedule Castes

ANTI CONVERSION LAW

In 2012, rules framed under the anti-conversion law in Himachal Pradesh that required persons to declare beforehand to the District Magistrate any intent to embrace a certain faith was struck down by the High Court of Himachal Pradesh at Shimla.

NO ENTRY FOR CHRISTIAN PREACHERS

In 2014-2015, several Panchayat resolutions were passed in Chhattisgarh to ban Christian preachers’ entry into certain villages. These resolutions were withdrawn by the government following a challenge to them before the High Court of Chhattisgarh at Bilaspur.

RESTRICTIONS ON CHURCHES AND PRAYER HALLS

ADF allied attorneys have filed several petitions before the various High Courts and the Supreme Courts seeking protections for the fundamental rights.

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