Jammu-Kashmir Christians attacked over forced conversion

India(Jammu and Kashmir):Rare incident in Jammu and Kashmir state after family claim their daughter was killed by her husband.
Hindus have burned down a church and shops belonging to Christians in India's Jammu and Kashmir state after a Hindu family alleged that their daughter was killed by her husband after she had been forced to convert to Christianity.

The violence is unusual in the Muslim-dominated state, where Christians have not faced any hostility from Hindus.

Tension is high in the Rajouri district bordering Pakistan following the Jan. 16 incident, with police on alert to prevent further violence.


Jammu Christian congregation face grave threat

Emergency Prayer Request from Jammu Region:

 Seemadevi from Sehal village was a new believer from Rajput family suddenly she became Mad and she was brought to Church for Prayer .Evangelist and Believers of Sehal Church Prayed for her earnestly but there was little improvement . Some of their relatives insisted them to take Jalandhar (Punjab) for Prayer and Treatment when she was attended Pastor Ankur Nirula (Independent Pastor) meeting she was recovered few day but suddenly within 4 days again her condition became worst and she has died in Jalandhar itself.


Social Welfare department of Rajasthan Government harassing Emmanuel institutions

On 15th January 2:30pm local social welfare office staff and some police men came a raided the Kota based Emmanuel Mission office and later ceased the office saying that the ministry is not cooperating with them. The police then asked all the staff to leave the office and took photocopies of many files.
This harassment is happening in spite of the Rajasthan high court and Supreme Court’s written permission to operate the mission as before. The government department is unnecessarily creating problems for the mission work. The department sometimes take the children from Immanuel orphanage and make unwarranted public statement in the media to harass and stop the mission work. The officials have ceased the missions head office without any no prior notice or information. The officials have not even given a show cause notice or have asked for any documents or explanation and unilaterally ceased the office.
Emmanuel Mission was founded by late Bishop M A Thomas and are into humanitarian activities.