Every person is accountable to God individually. He will have to justify his
each and every action before Him. As regards faith, no one is accountable to
anybody in this world, nor does one have any criteria after the termination
of wahi to judge the sincerity and truth of one’s statement.
person wants to accept Hinduism, he has full right to do so, but it is
advisable that he do so on the basis of reason and intellect. It is upon us
to try to remove his misconceptions or if we smell some wrong temptations or
undue pressure. No doubt, we should leave no stone unturned to undo those
wrongs but we have no right to force him to abandon what he has willfully
accepted. It is between him and God for if is able to present in the
Hereafter a reasonable excuse before Him for his deeds, he may be pardoned.
be pertinent to mention here that there is no punishment for apostasy in the
Islamic penal code. It has arisen in our juristic literature because of
misunderstanding a hadīth.
government restricts such conversion by law, then you are right that it is
persecution, which indeed is a great crime.