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Violation of citizen's right: Paswan

NEW DELHI OCT. 31. The former Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party chief, Ramvilas Paswan, today criticised the law against forcible conversions in Tamil Nadu and termed it a violation of a citizen's fundamental right.

He said the Bill would lead to serious constitutional implications as Article 25 of the Constitution provided the right to every citizen to practise, profess and propagate his or her religion.

The BJP's announcement that the party would also introduce such a Bill in the States where it was in power was "nothing but an attempt to browbeat the Dalits and minorities and will ultimately result in class and communal disharmony.

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