Hindutva activists accused Christians for carrying out forceful conversion

  June 25, 2017

  Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh

  Anti-Conversion Laws, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly

  Women


On 25th June 2017, Christians were accused for carrying out forceful conversion at Hafeezganj, Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.

A prayer meeting was conducted in one of the believers house and a group of hindutva activists reached the spot and they surrounded the Christian preachers.

There was a fierce verbal fight between both the groups. Police intervened into the matter and brought Christian preachers to the police station. Till late evening, police tried to settle the matter for a compromise between both the sides suggesting that the whole dispute instigated based on a misunderstanding.

There were many men and women were present there at the meeting. Hindutva activists created ruckus while accusing Christians of carrying out religious conversion work. Situation had escalated to the point of physical violence. As soon as ruckus was created Christians had to leave the place.


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