Villagers in Karnataka forcefully converted one Christian to Hinduism; Threatened other Christian families in the village

  November 15, 2019

  Ballari, Karnataka

  Intimidation, Threats and Harassment, Restrictions on religious assembly, Social Ostracism

  Children, Women

Villagers in Bandritanda village in Karnataka called a meeting and threatened Christian families in the village of physical violence and social ostracisation if they don’t leave their faith in Christ. Some families have left the village out of fear. Recently, the villagers forced a Christian person to convert to Hinduism if he wished to bury his deceased family member.

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