Hindutva extremists forced the Pastor to leave Christian faith otherwise face with severe consequences in Kondagaon

  March 19, 2019

  Bastar, Chhattisgarh

  Complicity of Authorities, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly, Social Ostracism

  Women


On 19th March 2019, Hindutva extremists forced the Pastor to leave Christian faith otherwise face with severe consequences in Kua Mari Village, Kondagaon District, Chattisgarh.

Pastor do the ministry in the three different villages at Mari, Dhanora and Keshkal. People from the surrounding 22 villages gathered and threatened Pastor to leave faith in Christ and worship their deities.

But when Pastor denied to bow down before their deities, the extremists along with villagers forcefully asked the Pastor’s wife to resign from her job at the Anganwadi. The mob also threatened Pastor with severe consequences if they don’t stop believing in Christ.


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