Christian family faces threats on refusing to contribute for village festival in Telangana

  August 16, 2019

  Telangana, Yadadri Bhongir

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

  Children, Scheduled Castes, Women

A Christian family belonging to one of the Scheduled Caste communities in Kodampet, Addagudoor Mandal in Yadadri Bhongir District of Telangana were threatened to be socially ostracised from their community because they refused to participate in their village festival called “Center Stone Festival”. When the family was asked to make a contribution, they denied and at that time, the Sarpanch of the village issued an order to boycott them from subsequent village activities.


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