Three Indian states — Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Himachal Pradesh, have passed the Anti-Conversion Law. Different sections of the society and organizations across the political spectrum have expressed varying opinions on the provisions of this law. The law is against the core principles of secularism, which is a fundamental aspect of the Constitution. This law is also against a person’s right to choose their partner and their religion. Senior journalist Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay talks about the history of this law.