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Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar in Large Masses: Here’s Why

  • Posted on February 23, 2023
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Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar:-
Nearly 2,500 Christians representing more than 79 churches gathered at the Jantar Mantar, New Delhi on Sunday (19th February 2023) and protested vehemently against the nationwide rise in violence against the Christian community. Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar- Points Raised in the Protest at Jantar Mantar: Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and many other places have been named as the hubs of oppression while Christians protest at Jantar Mantar. The grounds of the protest are as follows: Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar
  1. There has been a growth of 400% between 2014 and 2022 in instances of violence against the Christian community. The Federation of Indian American Christians of North America (FIACONA) has reported 1,198 violent incidents against Christians.
  2. Attacks on churches and premeditated arrests of people from the Christian community.
  3. 74 anti-conversion cases were filed against Christians in 2022, out of which 56 cases were filed in Uttar Pradesh alone depicting heavy targeting of the Christian community in this state.
  4. Denial of the facility of burial grounds and ration to Christians on the pretext of “ghar wapsi” (return to Hinduism) was also taken up as an issue.
Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar: What Do Experts Say? Many political strategists and social activists have come out in support of the Christian community and called it the first protest of its kind in the entire past decade. John Dayal, a social activist and veteran journalist said, “The state machinery has betrayed us, and we appeal to the government to take cognizance of the targeted attacks against the Christian community in several states including Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.” Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar These protests at Jantar Mantar can also be seen as an outcome of the call of Hindu Rashtra by many Hindu religious leaders including recent comments by Dhirendra Shastri of Bageshwar Dham. Now it is to be seen how the government responds to these protests and what influence will be seen on the society as whole in wake of these Christians Protest at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi. For more updates keep visiting our website www.topstoriesworld.com where we provide unbiased, true and top stories of the world.
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