Construction of Church opposed in Assam, India

  February 9, 2015

  Assam, Jorhat

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

On February 9, 2015 in Gohainjan, Jorhat, a mob opposed the construction of a temporary church building in Bhagyolakhi village. A mob of over 100 Hindutva fundamentalists threatened Raju*, who had donated land for the Believers Church, saying that he would have to leave the village if the Church was built. The Father of the Gohainjan Belivers Church was also warned of dire consequences if he started building the Church. No report was filed till press time.

*name changed

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