Communalism

Watch | ‘Love Jihad’: After Politics with Muslim Women, BJP is Doing the Same With Hindu Women

The statements made by BJP leaders about 'love jihad' have now reached the stage where laws are being promised against this imaginary concept.

The statements made by BJP leaders about ‘love jihad’ have now reached the stage where laws are being promised against this imaginary concept.

On Friday, at least five opposition-ruled states have called the Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Haryana governments’ promised move to enact laws against ‘love jihad’, an attempt to interfere with personal freedom and deepen the communal divide in the country.

Filmmakers Natasha Badhwar and Amina Sherwani discuss the issue with marketing professional Shahzanan Wahab and The Wire’s senior editor Arfa Khanum Sherwani.