Mohit Nagar, a Hindu, with his wife Amreen Malik, a Muslim, in India. The couple eloped to Delhi in March so they could get married, against their families’ wishes. Photo: Courtesy of Mohit Nagar
Mohit Nagar, a Hindu, with his wife Amreen Malik, a Muslim, in India. The couple eloped to Delhi in March so they could get married, against their families’ wishes. Photo: Courtesy of Mohit Nagar

Hindus and Muslims in interfaith marriages in India are in danger often, but some groups are fighting back

  • Conservative Indian families still object to their children finding partners beyond approved limits of religion and caste, sometimes resorting to violence
  • Support groups exist for interfaith and intercaste couples looking for help, while safe houses protect couples from harm and threat of honour killings

Topic |   Sex and relationships
Mohit Nagar, a Hindu, with his wife Amreen Malik, a Muslim, in India. The couple eloped to Delhi in March so they could get married, against their families’ wishes. Photo: Courtesy of Mohit Nagar
Mohit Nagar, a Hindu, with his wife Amreen Malik, a Muslim, in India. The couple eloped to Delhi in March so they could get married, against their families’ wishes. Photo: Courtesy of Mohit Nagar
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