Uttar Pradesh

UP: Don't celebrate Christmas in Aligarh schools, warns Hindu outfit

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PTI
Published Dec 18, 2017, 10:06 am ISTUpdated Dec 18, 2017, 10:06 am IST
As per the members of the Hindu outfit, celebrating Christmas is a step towards religious conversion.
Aligarh: The Hindu Jagaran Manch has warned schools in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh to not to celebrate Christmas.

As per the members of the Hindu outfit, celebrating Christmas is a step towards religious conversion.

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Police in Indian State of Uttar Pradesh threaten and extort Christian families

4th July 2017 Surinder Kaur
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Seven Christian families from two separate villages in Bahraich district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have been allegedly facing extortion at the hand of the local police who first disrupted their Church services, arrested six Christians along with a pastor and later threatened the rest, with arrest if they do not pay up.

Mass Conversion in UP Sparks Outrage in Parliament, Government Asked to Explain

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AGRA: The mass conversion of some 200 people in Uttar Pradesh on Monday raised sharp protests in Parliament today with the opposition demanding that the government give an explanation.

In the Rajya Sabha, opposition MPs attacked the BJP over the conversion ceremony organized reportedly by groups linked to the ruling party's ideological mentor Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, who have announced another event in Aligarh.

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310 Christians "reconverted" to Hinduism with threats

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Uttar Pradesh: 310 Christians "reconverted" to Hinduism with threats
by Nirmala Carvalho
It is the third incident in less than two months in the northern Indian state. Brahmins (priests), and Hindu radicals have "sacrificed" Bibles to their gods and given sacred books to the Christians to validate the ceremony. Christian leader: "alarming trend".

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