BANGALORE: There was pandemonium in the legislative assembly on Friday with ruling and opposition members locked in a heated argument over love jihad (the term used for recent incidents in which Muslim youth have eloped with Hindu girls).
Raising the issue during zero hour, BJP member Mallika Prasad accused the government of not taking steps to tackle this trend in Dakshina Kannada district where Muslim youths won over Hindu girls with promises of marriage and finally converting them. “From January to November this year, 84 Hindu girls have been missing. Of these, 69 confessed they’d been lured by Muslim youths who professed love. The worrying factor is that some girls are pushed into the flesh trade,” she said….