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Foreigners Involved in Religious Preaching Is Against Law – Govt of India

In a response to a RTI application regarding visa category for religious purposes, the MHA, GOI responded thus ,

” There is no visa category for the foreign national intending to visit India on the purpose of attending religious program. As per the instructions, a foreign national entering India on the strength of tourist visa is not allowed to preach and propagate his religion in India. “

No visa for preaching religion

No visa for preaching religion

It is therefore clear that most religious missionaries who come into Bharat and indulge in preaching and conversion are actually involved in a fraud and liable to be prosecuted.