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Persecution Watch, January 27, 2016
Christians beaten up, arrested in Ludhiana, Punjab
Christian attacked, injured in Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu
Pastors and workers of Christian orphanage home Arrested in Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Pastor threatened with death and arrested in Jalandhar, Punjab
Christian including a Pastor and his wife, attacked in Rajpura, Punjab
Christian School demolished in Seoni, Madhya Pradesh
8 Christian believers arrested in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh
Pastor attacked for second time in Satna, Madhya Pradesh
Christians attacked in Udaipur, Rajasthan
Sunday worship meeting disrupted and Christians attacked in Tonk, Rajasthan
Christian Convention and Church Building Construction stopped in Khargone, Madhya Pradesh
12 Christians including a blind couple and their minor son arrested in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh
Christian arrested in Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh
Christian believer threatened to renounce his faith in Christianity in Gondia, Maharastra
Christian youth meeting disrupted at Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu
Church desrroyed, Christian beaten up in Orissa

17 Incidents of Persecution reported from 8 States of India...

We request prayers that the church would continue to serve the nation and faithfully share the Gospel of Jesus Christ which brings about reconciliation with God and one another.

Pastor arrested in Lakhanpur, Surguja district, Chattisgarh

January 1, 2016: Pastor Johan Kujur from Lakhanpur village, Sarguja district was arrested after local Hindu extremist accused him of carrying out conversion in the village. The Hindu extremists not only manhandled the Pastor but also pressurized the police to take action against him. Local Hindu extremist leaders also surrounded the police station and organized a rally to stop the release of the pastor.