“Uttar Pradesh: Muslim woman adopts Sanatan Dharma to escape triple talaq, nikah halala in Bareilly, family was forcing her into marriage”, Opindia, December 14, 2023:
“A peculiar case of religious conversion has come to light from Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly where a private school teacher named Neha Asmat renounced her Muslim religion out of fear of triple talaq and nikah halala. She has now converted to Hinduism and changed her name to Neha Singh. She requested security and complained about the matter to the district’s senior officials including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
She went to the Mahakal temple in Ujjain of Madhya Pradesh and declared that she had renamed herself as Neha Singh and accepted Sanatan Dharma. The young woman explained that she made this choice because her family wanted her to marry a middle-aged man. She revealed that following his first divorce, he practised halala with his spouse. Her family turned against her when she denied the proposal. She also left the house, but now they are harassing her.
On the other hand, her family members have filed a case of kidnapping against a person from Sanjaynagar. On 11th November, Neha’s mother Rani Begum went to the Baradari police station and reported her abduction and accused Mohit Singh, another teacher who works with her daughter of taking her with him. Authorities then started searching for her…..”
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