Madhya Pradesh

Police outside St Mary's PG College, Vidisha district, Madhya Pradesh

Sub:- The trespassing by A BV P Youth wing on 30.12.17 at the St. Mary's P.G college ( A Private unaided Institution) and the threat given by them to perform Bharat Mata Aarti forcefully on 4.01.18.

Respected Sir,

On the above mentioned subject I'd like to draw your kind attention to the Fact that on 30.12.17 at 11 o'clock two policemen entered the Director's office at St. Mary's P.G College to inform that a group of ABVP representatives wanted to meet the director to discuss the matter of Bharat Mata Aarti on 4.01.18 . After some time the watchman came and informed that a group of ABVP , Youth Wing of BJP and Hindu Fundamentalists are at the college gate seeking permission to enter.

On this, the authority of the college reached the gate and by the time they started hot argumentation on the matter. At that time the T.I Civil Lines Vidisha , Mr. Rakesh Shrivastava along with few more police officers reached there . After a few minutes the Tehsildar Mr. Rajiv Kahar also reached there. In presence of all the officers ,they argued and threatened to perform Aarti on 4th Jan. 2018 at 12'o' clock in the campus.


Christmas carol singers detained over allegations of religious conversion in MP

BHOPAL: A group of 32 Christmas carol singers were detained by police in Satna of Madhya Pradesh over their alleged involvement in forceful religious conversions by the right-wing group Bajrang Dal on Thursday night.
Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI) said that the group comprised seminarians and two priests from St Ephrem's Theological College in Satna and were detained when they were conducting a routine carol singing program. They were picked up by police from outside as they were moving around the town singing carols for Christmas.
Later when eight other priests went to the civil lines police station inquiring the matter, they too were held. One of their cars was also set afire outside the police station.
Senior police officials including Satna SP Rajesh Hingankar did not respond to repeated calls for their version on the matter. Chief of the state's intelligence wing Rajeev Tondon however said that a cross complaint has been done and all allegations are being verified to the depth. "Justice would be done", Tondon told TOI.


Madhya Pradesh: abducted and beaten, two Christians are arrested by police for "forced conversions",-two-...
Madhya Pradesh: abducted and beaten, two Christians are arrested by police for "forced conversions"

Nirmala Carvalho

Rev Ramlal Kori, a Pentecostal minister, and a friend named Nandalal were abducted by Hindu radicals in the village of Gadra, dragged into the forest and beaten with sticks. The police found them eight hours later tied to a tree. Instead of arresting the criminals, the authorities detained the Christians on the basis of the state’s anti-conversion law.


Extreme Hindu activists kidnapped pastor Rampal Kori ,38, Nand Lal ,49, in Madhya Pradesh-India

Extreme Hindu activists kidnapped pastor Rampal Kori ,38, Nand Lal ,49, a member of his church, on July 21 night from a house at Mauganj tehsil in Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh, where they were leading a prayer meeting
According to Pastor Kori, their abductors tied them to a tree and beat them up with wooden sticks, kicked and punched accusing them of indulging in religious conversion, a charge they deny.
Even though the police rescued them in an early morning operation, on July 22, eight hours after their abduction, they were sent to jail on the same day charging them with hurting Hindu religious sentiments and violating the provisions of the stringent anti-conversion law that restrains conversion through allurement or force.