Christians have been prohibited to gather for prayer meeting by the village council on the allegation of false conversion in Bhagalpur

  April 22, 2018

  Bhagalpur, Bihar

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly, Social Ostracism

  Women


On 22nd April 2018, Christians have been prohibited to gather for prayer meeting by the village council on the allegation of false conversion in Bhagalpur, Bihar.

They have been conducting prayer meeting at their place since 2009. The began with conducting prayer just with-in the family. As of today, there are about 30 members who are the indigenous and have committed their lives Christ. It is informed villagers have been protesting to the prayer meetings and falsely alleging that Pastor and his family are carrying out religious conversion work.

Christians have been prohibited to gather and conduct prayer meeting for the last two weeks by villagers and village council. Christians had approached Sanhola Police station with the complaint however police denied to take their complaint and responded saying to sort it out with villagers and village council head.


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