Attacks on Christians and their places of worship in Chhattisgarh have been on the rise in recent months.
Across India, false claims of forced religious conversions are used to harass Christians and justify attacks on chuirches.
Pastor Hemant and his church were attacked by a mob of radical Hindu nationalists on the 30th of June.
India is ranked 10th on Open Doors’ 2021 World Watch List of the countries where it is most difficult to be a Christian.
On Sunday, the 7th of February, two Christian places of worship were attacked by a mob in India.
Police promised to investigate the matter and arrest those responsible.
A forty-one-year-old former imam was killed on the 7th of December by a mob of Muslims, a week after converting to Christianity.
This attack is worrisome as freedom of religion is supposed to be guaranteed by the government in Uganda
The Christians were attacked in India's Jharkhand state, on the 16th of September, after being accused of slaughtering a cow.