Two women alleged of forced conversion in Chhattisgarh, india

  August 8, 2014

  Chhattisgarh, Raigarh

  Anti-Conversion Laws, Intimidation, Threats and Harassment


On August 8, 2014 , two women were alleged to have forcefully converted people at Sakti, Raigarh and were arrested under the Section 4 of The Chhattisgarh Freedom of Religion Act. The women, who work as a nurse at the local PHC and a reader at the Tehsil’s office were caught by Hindu fundamentalists during a women’s prayer meeting at the Nurse’s home. 12 persons have recorded statements against the women and have charged them of forced conversion. The reports alleged that the nurse and the readers promised healing and prayed for sick patients while asking them to accept Jesus.


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