Christian ceremony disrupted by extremists and police officer in Tamil Nadu

  August 15, 2019

  Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly

  Children, Women

A pastor running a church in Othakalmandapam in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu was conducting a child’s naming ceremony in his house with his family and ten other church members. At that time, some Hindutva extremists accompanied by the Sub-Inspector of the local police station, Mr. Arul Prakash came and stopped the prayers and told the pastor to obtain permission from the Collector.

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