Prayer launched for Kandhamal Martyrs

The Prayer for the Martyrs was officially distributed in all the dioceses of Odisha.“It has been ten years since the biggest anti-Christian violence in modern India in 300 years. It is our responsibility to speed up the process,” the team members said in a meeting held on Jan. 11 in Divya Jyoti Pastoral Centre, Kandhamal.

We Must Not Forget Kandhamal, a Wound That Is Yet to Heal-Indian persecution of Christians

It is true, if painful, that the hurt of Kandhamal is felt only by Christians. But the toxicity of this will surely infect and destroy Hindu souls.
A vehicle burns inside a church in Nuagoan village in the Kandhamal district of Orissa August 25, 2008. Credit: Reuters/Stringer/Files

Kandhamal Old Christian couple’s killing draws( Orissa Human Rights commission (OHRC) ire against police

BHUBANESWAR: Even as the Odisha Police received severe flak for Gumudumaha police firing in July last year, Odisha Human Rights Commission (OHRC) on Tuesday rapped the former over the killing of an old Christian couple during a reportedly anti-Naxal operation under Kotagada police limits of Kandhamal in 2015.
OHRC Acting Chairperson Justice BK Mishra directed the Government to pay a compensation of Rs 10( One Million) lakh to kin of Dubeswar Nayak and his wife Bubhudi and sought compliance within two months.