Indian opposition politicians criticize conversion of Muslims

December 10, 2014 1:15 PM

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Hindu groups are luring poor Muslims to convert with offers of cheap food, opposition politicians said on Wednesday, accusing the groups of a "diabolical agenda" to undermine religious diversity.

Religious conversions have become a lightning rod in recent months with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rivals demanding that he rein in religious groups affiliated to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trying promote a Hindu-dominant agenda.

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