Author: Shahnaz NoorPublisher: Kitab BhavanYear: 2003Language: EnglishPages: 212ISBN/UPC (if available): 8171513433
The conversion to Islam is widely misunderstood and misinterpreted. This book analyses the concept of conversion under Islam in the light of Quaranic Provisions and examines the different problems generated by such conversions in India.On account of the existence of various personal laws in Indian legal System, the Conversion to Islam gives birth to manifold problems and the badly affected area is marriage. The book analyses the various rules governing conversion to Islam and their relationship with Hindu, Christian, Parsi and Jewish personal laws. To achieve a complete harmony between conflicting matrimonial laws, some measures have been suggested which may prove useful in resolving those controversies. The book will be of immense value not only o the students of law but to the lawyers and researchers alike.
PrefaceTable of CasesCHAPTER - I GENERAL PERSPECTIVEIslam and ConversionsMissionary standards of IslamAdvent and Status of Islam in IndiaConversion to IslamApostasy from IslamBonafide ConversionMalafide ConversionCHAPTER II - CONSTITUTIONAL PROVISIONS relating to ConversionSecularism and ConversionFreedom of religionFreedom of Choice or change of religionFreedom of Propagation and right to convertCHAPTER III - LEGISLATIVE MEASURES relating to ConversionPre-Independence legislationsPost Independence legislationsState legislationsState legislations and the conversion of DalitsCHAPTER IV - EFFECTS OF CONVERSION ON MARITAL STATUSInter-Religious marriage and personal LawsLaws governing conversion to IslamIndia whether a Dar-al-IslamConversion of a wifeConversion of a Hindu wifeConversion of a Christian wifeConversion of a Jewish wifeConversion of a husbandConversion of a Christian husbandConversion of a Parsi husbandConversion of a Hindu husbandSimultaneous conversion of both the spousesRules governing apostasy from IslamHusband's apostasy from IslamSimultaneous apostasy of both the spousesEffects of Caste Disabilities Removal Act, 1850CHAPTER V - LAWS IN HARMONYAppendicesThe Orissa Freedom of Religion Act, 1968The Madhya Pradesh Sharma Swatantrya Adhiniyam, 1968Arunachal Pradesh Freedom of Religion Act, 1978Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Forcible Conversion of Religion Ordinance, 2002BibliographyIndex