Her Final Journey was on a Tattered Cot as She Belonged to a 'Low Caste' A grab from the video shot by one of the villagers.Kalahandi-Orissa,India: Sabitri died on Tuesday night. And the humiliation she suffered during her lifetime paled in comparison to what her lifeless body was subjected to hours after death.
Far from decent last rites, the old woman’s body was tied to a cot and dragged by three of her relatives to the cremation ground. No neighbour, no friend came forward to help them in Tentulipada village of Mahima Panchayat in Odisha.
DECCAN CHRONICLE. | AKSHAYA KUMAR SAHOO
Published Jul 9, 2016
A five-month-old child was among the deceased, reprots said.
Bhubaneswar: At least five villagers(believed to be Christians) were killed on Friday night when security personnel deployed in anti-Maoist operations at Malapanga in Kandhamal district in Odisha ‘mistakenly’ opened fire on them.Preliminary reports said that the auto, carrying the villagers returning from local Baliguda market to their home, came under crossfire between the security personnel and Maoists in Gumurumaha forest under Tumudibandha police limits.
Offending gods or asking for just wage could cost you your tongue
An employer cut his workers tongue off to avoid having to pay him. Hindu nationalist leader: "We will not tolerate the insult of intellectuals, rather we will forcibly silence them”. The President of the Global Council of Indian Christians: "Threats of Hindutva violence led to 2008 pogroms in Orissa and Karnataka."
K.C. Pur, Baripada Dt, Orissa: 01-02-2013 - The Police from the K.C.Pur Police Station at Betanati Block in Baripada District in Orissa, have recently arrested two believers while they were at a prayer meeting without any provocation, plunging the entire village into a state of tension.
It was on 18.01.2013 when a few believers belonging to 7 local families came together for a praying meeting in a village called Gudikhamari, about 15 kms from Baripada Town, under Betanati Block and Krushnachandrapur (K.C.Pur) Police Station. At about 11.30 in the morning, the police suddenly appeared at the spot and stopped the prayer meeting,. They also arrested their prayer leader Bro. Bahadur Murmu, 23, and Rama Soreng, 21, and took them both to the Police station. The police team was also accompanied by the fundamentalists belonging to the Hindu outfits of that village who falsely lodged complaints against these believers alleging that they had been engaged in conversion activities in violation of the OFRA, as per the statements by the Police.