‘Love jihad’ bogey: Why BJP sees hate in interfaith marriages

Experts opine that the term love jihad is oxymoronic and governments cannot and should not interfere with personal choices of people | Illustration - Eunice Dhivya
Some time in mid-2017, Reshma VK, a 23-year-old woman from Kasargod, Kerala, studying in Mangalore, eloped with Mohammed Iqbal Chaudhury from Mumbai, with whom she was in a relationship. She later married him of her own volition and settled there.
To continue reading this article...

You have to be a Premium Subscriber

Start your subscription with a free trial

Enjoy unlimited Eighth column, archives and games on
The Federal.com and The Federal APP and many more features.
You will also be supporting ethical and unbiased journalism.
After trial subscription plans start from Rs. 99
Get breaking news and latest updates from India
and around the world on thefederal.com
FOLLOW US: