On 23rd December 2018, Twenty hindutva extremists attacked and brutally beaten up the Christians with sharp weapons during the Christmas program, 7 Christians were admitted and undergone surgery in Kolhapur, Maharastra.
This was one worst attack against Christians in Maharastra. Hindutva extremists barged in to the Christmas program and brutally beaten up the believers with swords, knives, iron rods, glass bottles, stones and other sharp objects. Seven Christians have taken to hospital for an intensive care and three of them undergone for surgery.
Hindutva extremists entered the church by shouting anti slogan against Christians. They created panic among the believers by beating up and shouting slogans like Jai Bhawani and Jai Shivaji.