Two Christians along with their family were forced to abandon their house

  October 23, 2017

  Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Physical assault, Social Ostracism

  Women


On 23rd October, 2017 Two Christians along with their family were forced to abandon their house at Poompuhar Village, Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu.

Two Christians were forced to abandon their houses along with their wives and children because of their Christian faith.

The village panchayat (council) warned them to never return to their homes and planned to auction their household belongings. The two families had no place to find shelter.

On the complaint Police intervened and was successful in rehabilitating one family back to their own home, whereas other Christian and his family continue to live with his wife’s parents in some other village. They continue to face pressure and opposition from the villagers.


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