On February 20 in Gowdahalli, Mudigere Taluk, Chikkamagaluru District, 3 pastors were attacked while returing back from praying for a Christian family in the village. Hindutva fundamentalists surrounded the car that Pastor Michael, Pastor Joseph, Walter annd Abraham were travelling in and forcefully took the key, records, ATM cards, BIble, camera and Rs. 30,000 from them. They verbally abused them and brutally kicked them and beat them up. A report was filed at the Gonibeedu Police Station.