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Indian woman in ‘love jihad’ case says was not forced to convert

NEW DELHI: An Indian woman whose marriage to a Muslim was annulled at her Hindu father's request has denied she was forcibly converted to Islam, ahead of her testimony in the Supreme Court Monday. The decision by a local court in May to nullify the marriage and force Akhila Ashokan, 25, to return to live with her parents has caused outrage among woman's rights campaigners. Her father had petitioned the high court in the southern state of Kerala to annul the marriage, claiming she had been forced into it and made to…