Christian school demolished

  January 8, 2016

  Madhya Pradesh, Seoni

  Complicity of Authorities, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

On 8 January, in Dutera, Keolari, Seoni, local authorities demolished a convent school, a Christian educational institution. The school was started by a Christian Pastor in 2001. The construction of the school commenced after completing all legal formalities and obtaining clearances from the local authorities. But some members of a local right wing outfit had starting opposing the school and the Pastor had been receiving threats. After the demolition, the pastor left the village with his family members because of the threat to their lives.

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