BANDUNG-The Ministry of Home Affairs prohibits the inclusion of any religion other than religion in accordance with the Act (UU) in the religious column in every electronic identity card (e-ID card).
The Minister of Home Affairs, Tjahjo Kumolo, said that according to the Law on religious columns in e-ID, only six religions recognized by the state are Islam, Protestant, Catholic, Hindu, Buddhist and Confucian.
"The law says religious columns should be listed as legitimate religion in accordance with the law, the trust is not included in the law," said Tjahjo, on the sidelines of the FGD event that took the theme "Government Communication Management in the Digital Age" in Granada 2 Meeting Room ]Holiday Inn Pasteur Hotel Bandung, Tuesday (22/08).
However, according to Tjahjo, it allows people who have other beliefs to have e-ID card with notes in his e-ID card are not included.
"But is the person whose belief flow continues to not have an e-ID card ?. The E-ID card is breath In the blanksheet column is written, but do not ask to be included in the religious column If I put it in my wrong column I violate the Law, he said.
Previously Baduy community asked Sunda Wiwitan into the e-ID. (Parno)