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Dalit Religion conversion

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Caste Disabilities Removal Act 1850 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia = Flag of the British East India Company (1801).svg An Act for extending the principle of section 9, Regulation VII, 1832, of the Bengal Code throughout the Territories subject to the Government of the East India Company Enacted by Governor-General of India in Council Date enacted 11 April 1850 Date assented to 11 April 1850 The Caste Disabilities Removal Act, 1850, also Act XXI of 1850, was a law passed in British India under East India Company rule, that abolished all laws affecting the rights of persons converting to another religion or caste. The new Act allowed Indians who converted from one religion to another religion equal rights under no law, especially in the case of inheritance. Text ACT No. XXI Of 1850 [11 April 1850.] An Act for extending the principle of section 9, Regulation VII, 1832, of the Bengal Code throughout the Territories subject to the Government of the East India Company.1 Preamble WH