Peace Festival attacked by mob, Christians injured

  February 24, 2017

  NCT of Delhi, South Delhi

  Damage to Property, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault, Restrictions on religious assembly

On 24th February 2017, A peace festival was organized by a collective effort of 12 churches which was disrupted and Christians were assaulted by a mob of about 300 Hindutva activists, in Badarpur, Delhi.

The activists attacked 1700 people who were seated and shouted slogan against them and abused them.

Attackers came on the stage,vandalizing the property including the sound system, stage, chairs and tables. Many were injured in the attack.

The program had to be discontinued and resulted in a huge financial loss for the organizers.

A case was later registered by the Christians.

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