Ranchi, Jan 15 (PTI) Tons of of individuals from the Christian group in Ranchi took to the streets on Sunday to protest the assault on Christians in Jharkhand and the vandalism of a church in neighboring Chhattisgarh.
Women and men took out a rally from GEL Church premises to Morabadi Sq. underneath the auspices of Jharkhand Christian Youth Affiliation (JCYA).
The placards learn “Cease assaults on church buildings” and “Cease division within the title of faith”.
Protests erupted final month in Jharkhand’s Garhwa district, the place some members of the group claimed to have been focused throughout preparations for a Christmas gathering, calling on the Jharkhand authorities to make sure peace within the state.
Congress MLA Shilpi Neha Tirki and former Mandar legislator Bandhu Tirki attended the rally.
“Some forces within the nation wish to divide the nation within the title of faith. Our rally is towards such forces,” the Congress MLA stated.
JCYA President Kuldeep Tirkey informed PTI, “The rally is aimed toward protesting towards the assault on Christians in Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand. We demand that the governments of each states guarantee peace and safety for the group.”
On January 2, a church was vandalized and 6 policemen, together with an IPS officer, had been attacked and injured in Chhattisgarh’s Narayanpur city throughout tribal protests over non secular practices.
“Within the Chhattisgarh incident, the investigation progress may be very sluggish and only a few culprits have been arrested,” Tirkey stated.