Twenty-three cases were registered under India’s newest and strictest anti-conversion law in its first twenty-three days.
For years there were no objections to the families’ new found faith.
Hospitals refuse to treat young mother-to-be.
Local police often overlook violence perpetrated against Christians due to false accusations of forced conversion.
Twenty-eight Christians were injured; six of them were transported to hospital.
According to UCAN, Christians account for some four per cent of the district’s population.
According to UCAN, radical Hindu nationalists have stepped up an anti-Christian campaign in India’s Madhya Pradesh state.
A Christian worship service was brutally attacked by Hindu extremists earlier this month in India’s Uttar Pradesh State.
On the 17th of January, a saffron flag, a symbol of Hindu nationalism, was planted on a church in southern India.