Villagers avert attack on Church at Chattisgarh, India

  July 3, 2014

  Bastar, Chhattisgarh

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment

One of the Free Methodist Churches at Belar, 30 Km. east of Jagdalpur, Chhatisgarh was under by a frenzied mob of the Vajrang Dal that stormed towards the church premises on June 3, 2014 with the intention of demolishing the building. But the villagers took their ground and frustrated the evil plan. The Christians mostly belong to Madia tribe. As the tension loomed large, Church leaders have approached the police for help. This is the second incident in the area in the last fortnight. Christian Leaders Association in Jagdalpur has taken initiative to appraise the Government of the atrocities.

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