India witnessed at least 216 attacks against Christians.

A REPORT ON VIOLENCE AGAINST CHRISTIANS 2017

According to the World Watch List 2017, India is now ranked 15th in the list of countries where the practice of the faith is a high-risk activity. India was ranked 31 only four years ago.

More than 700 cases of attacks on Christians were reported . Last year, 216 incidents were recorded.
This year 216 incidents as on Nov end.

Out of 29 states in India, at least 19 states regularly witness attacks on Christians.

Tamil Nadu tops the list with 41 incidents as on 30th Nov
Followed by Chhattisgarh (39)
Uttar Pradesh (27)
Madhya Pradesh (22)
Maharashtra (16)

Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana, Uttarakhand and West Bengal are the other states.

According to data collected, the police filed complaints only 43 criminal complaints or First Information Reports (FIRs) inspite of the information about attacks against Christians being provided to them in over 200 incidents.

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