Police men stopped the prayer meeting and called Pastor to the station on the complaint by the hindutva extremists.

  March 18, 2018

  Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu

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

  Women


On 18th March 2018, Police men stopped the prayer meeting and called Pastor to the station on the complaint by the hindutva extremists in Kotagiri, Tamil Nadu.

During the worship time two police men came and called the pastor to come outside and told him to come to the police station when pastor inquired, they told him that he has no right to conduct the prayer meeting and stop immediately. As they were taking Pastor to the station, police men warned the landlord to vacate them immediately. Pastor has been conducting the prayer meeting for the last 10 years in this place in a rented house.

When Pastor and believers inquired about it, police men told that they got complaint from the hindutva activists. SI from Sholurmattam police thrice called Pastor and asked him to come to police station in the evening.


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