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Similarly, when we went back to Kargil for our wedding, everything fell into the place. We had to speak to the security official in charge and explain to him that we are married.
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I am acutely aware of the potential difficulties that can arise in an interreligious marriage, especially when religious differences between spouses are compounded by racial and cultural differences.
Interfaith marriages between Muslims and non-Muslims are occurring with increasing frequency in Canada and often come with concerning issues for couples as well as their parents.
For example, the northern part of Nigeria has been largely Muslim since at least the 1300s, and Nigeria was frequented by slave traders in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
According to Haddad (1986a), there is evidence that as early as 1717 there were Arabic-speaking slaves in America who reportedly ate no pork and believed in Allah and Muhammad.
They kept insisting that she should be converted, if at all this has to happen.
A Facebook page by the name of Hindutva Varta (Hindutva Talk) recently listed the details of 102 Hindu-Muslim couples, calling on people to attack the Muslim partner. Also earlier in February, Ankit Saxena, a 23-year-old photographer was killed on the streets of New Delhi, allegedly by members of his Muslim girlfriend's family, according to local media.
In these troubling times, Al Jazeera spoke to five couples of various generations from different religious backgrounds about their challenges, hopes and achievements.
Before our marriage, I remember people in the neighbourhood would ask Parvez about his intention in marrying me.
And in Srinagar, once some men had come to our house and they asked Parvez if I prayed. Arun: "We got married in 2012 and very honestly, we've really not faced any challenges.