Published on: 10:27 pm, May 2, 2017 by:.By Santosh Digal
New Delhi: A group of civil society groups has urged the United Nations (UN) to direct the Indian government to protect life, personal security and places of religious worship of Christians in the country.In 18-page report entitled “Universal Periodic Review India: Minorities on the Margins: Freedom of Religion or Belief and the Christian Community in India” was submitted by Christian Collective (A National Solidarity of the Indian Christian Community for Peace and Harmony) to UN last September.
Threats issued to Churches in Varanasi-Jaunpur area against conducting Easter worship tomorrow by Hindu Yuva Vahini. Authorities, promised protection. However our protection is the Lord. Request everyone to pray. One incident already reported from Mau, Uttar Pradesh and one from Varanasi yesterday.
Written by Julio Ribeiro |
There was a time, not very long ago — one year short of 30, to be precise — when only a Christian was chosen to go to Punjab to fight what then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi termed “the nation’s battle” against separatists. I had accepted a “demotion” from secretary in the Union home ministry to DGP of the state of Punjab at the personal request of the prime minister.