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Karnataka, Pentecostal Christians assaulted by Hindu extremists for 'forced conversions'

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The episodes of violence occurred at Ramamurthy Nagar and Lingarajapuram, suburbs of Bangalore. In both cases, the extremists attacked the Christians and burned brochures with Gospel songs. Sajan K George: "The only goal is to foment sectarian tensions."

Mumbai (AsiaNews) - Pentecostal Christians were attacked by "saffron" extremists (Hindu nationalists) for alleged forced conversions in Karnataka, AsiaNews has learned from Sajan K George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (Gcic). He reports the last two episodes of violence against the Christian minority in the suburbs of Bangalore (the state capital), where carried out by Hindutva followers who threaten and harass minority groups. "The attacks on innocent Pentecostal Christians by the saffron extremists - he says - show a dangerous increase in intolerance against the Christian faith, even in public places."

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Now, Christian Prayer Meet Called Off in Bengaluru Over 'Conversion' Allegations

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Now, Christian Prayer Meet Called Off in Bengaluru Over 'Conversion' Allegations Image used for representational use (REUTERS)Bengaluru: A Christian prayer meeting was cancelled in the country's IT capital Bengaluru on Saturday after complaints were lodged that this could facilitate forced conversions in the city which was to host two American preachers for this event.

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India's ruling Party BJP leader: Let RSS men carry arms

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( file PICTURE).Former Karnataka minister and senior BJP leader S Suresh Kumar on Monday said RSS workers should be allowed to arm themselves....BENGALURU: Former Karnataka minister and senior BJP leader S Suresh Kumar on Monday said RSS workers should be allowed to arm themselves.Addressing a protest in Shivajina gar against the murder of RSS worker Rudresh R by two motorcycle-borne men, Suresh Kumar said if police are unable to provide protection to RSS workers, they should be allowed to carry weapons.

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