Why is there always so much controversy and ruckus surrounding religion and conversion in a country with religious freedom like India? In recent times, a lot of effort has been put into conflating minor issues in UP and Kashmir into big controversies. Incidentally, elections are also going to be held soon in such states, including UP and Kashmir. New laws have also been passed on conversion in many states. Arrests are also made under the strict provisions of these laws. Here is an informative and critical analysis by senior journalist Urmilesh on the entire episode of conversion.