Pastor harassed over house construction in Erode

  September 19, 2016

  Erode, Tamil Nadu

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

A Pastor who heads a Christian Ministry near Erode Railway Station, Tamil Nadu and has been conducting Christian prayers in a rented premises for the last 15 years is presently building a house in a newly purchased property after obtaining the required approval from the Erode corporation. The new construction is approved for residential use.

Following a complaint made by hindutva fundamentalists, alleging that the property was being constructed for the purpose of use as a religious place of worship, the Pastor was summoned on 19.9.2016 by the CB-CID for inquiry and asked to bring a copy of the approved construction plan.

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