Citizen can declare that he does not belong to any religion: HC

Mumbai: In a significant judgement, the Bombay High Court has held that the government cannot compel any person to declare his religion in any document, form or declaration.

Hearing a PIL filed by three individuals, a bench of justices Abhay Oka and A S Chandurkar ruled that every citizen in India, which was a . . . → Read More: Citizen can declare that he does not belong to any religion: HC

HC: Mention of religion on forms not must

HC: Mention of religion on forms not must

No person in India can be compelled to declare his religion, Bombay high court has ruled.

Hearing a PIL by three residents of Maharashtra, a division bench of Justices Abhay Oka and A S Chandurkar directed the Union and state governments “not to compel any . . . → Read More: HC: Mention of religion on forms not must