- Basavaraj Bommai said his administration remains by the regulation, adding the bill is pointed toward disposing of the danger of strict transformation.
- BJP in Karnataka affirmed that the previous Congress government initially started the counter-change bill driven by Siddaramaiah.
Karnataka boss priest Basavaraj Bommai said that the counter-change charge passed in the Assembly has been outlined by the law and is intended to lean toward the weak area. He said his administration remains by the regulation, adding the bill is pointed toward disposing of the danger of strict transformation.
“Weak segments like SC, ST, OBC, needy individuals have been taken advantage of through allurement. We need to stop that. The bill is according to the law and supportive of the weak segment. We remain by it,” Bommai told columnists.
The bill, named Karnataka Protection of Right to Freedom of Religion Bill, 2021, was passed by the get-together before the day amid commotion from the resistance.
The bill accommodates the assurance of the right to opportunity of religion and restriction of unlawful change starting with one religion then onto the next by distortion, power, unnecessary impact, intimidation, allurement, or any false means. The violators will look up to three-ten years of prison time and a fine of ₹1,00,000.
The Congress, which marked the regulation as “enemies of individuals,” “cruel,” “hostile to protected,” “against poor,” and “draconian,” said it ought not to be passed under any condition and be removed.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka affirmed that the previous Congress government initially started the counter-change bill driven by Siddaramaiah.
Siddaramaiah, who is right now filling in as the head of the Opposition, first denied it, however in the wake of going through the records in the speaker’s office, he said that as the central pastor, he had then just asked the draft bill be set before the bureau and no substantial choice was taken in such manner.
As Siddaramaiah called the bill a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) plan, Bommai said, “Positively, there’s nothing to stow away. He (Siddaramaiah) himself had printed the bill and marked the draft. He’s a piece of it. He endorsed the RSS plan in 2016 itself.”
The Janata Dal (Secular) has likewise gone against the bill, with party pioneer and previous boss priest HD Kumaraswamy expressing the state government needed to harm specific areas by passing the bill.