Guwahati: A teacher named Bhola Chandra Vishwas, married in Barpeta's Kalagasiya and father of two children, has married a 15-year-old Muslim girl. Police arrested the accused and rescued the minor girl. The accused Sonbari is a teacher of LP School. He confessed his crime and said that he had secretly extramarital affairs with a minor girl for the past two years. Of late, he took her away from Kalgasia to marry her. As per their plan, he married her in a temple and hid for a few days.
During this, the local people demanded proper punishment to the accused teacher. It is worth mentioning here that Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said that the state government will soon bring a law to check men marrying women by hiding religious identity and other information and added that it will be "equal to" Hindus and Hindus. For Muslims."
The CM further said that even a Hindu man should not marry a Hindu woman by hiding information or lying about her. CM Sarma said that he does not want to use the word as "love jihad". The BJP government, in its statement for the assembly elections held this year, vowed to bring a policy/bill against 'love jihad'. Under the "Protection of Civilization in Assam" section, the statement said the government would formulate appropriate laws and policies to deal with and prevent the menace of 'love jihad' and 'land jihad' in Assam. This marriage bill of Assam is necessary for the state.