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13. If someone does a benefit to me, in terms of undertaking a social service, what is wrong with it being used as a vehicle for conversion?

      True social service should be done without expecting anything in return from the recipient. Otherwise it becomes a debased and at best can have an accidental redeeming value. If the motive is bad, then the social service has no real merit. There are many organisations that are doing noble service without expecting anything in return. And in offering such services, the Hindus are very actively involved.
    During his meetings with the Christian missionaries, Mahatma Gandhi had said that they are doing social service with the ulterior motive of conversions. He asked them to give up this offensive programme. He also said to them that if this situation continued in a free India he would ask the foreign missionaries to leave the country.
See also (Q. 31)

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