Christians threatened by Sarpanch and denied benefits given to members of scheduled tribes in Chhattisgarh

  July 26, 2019

  Chhattisgarh, Kondagaon

  Complicity of Authorities, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

  Scheduled Tribes

Two Christians who belong to district Kondagaon village in Odargaon, Traibeda in Chhattisgarh went to the village counsel for getting their birth certificate but instead of helping them the Sarpanch abused them. He told them that since they have converted to Christianity, they cannot avail the benefits of being members of the scheduled tribe. He also threatened them saying if they visit the Panchayat again, he will kill them.

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