Protection Of Christian Pupils In India

Two Christian school in Hazaribagh, Jharkhand state, India were stormed by a mob of around 60 radical Hindus on 21 April. Carrying flags and chanting slogans, the Hindus demanded to know why the schools did not have a statue of Saraswati, the Hindu god of learning, or picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They forced the schools to close and send the children home. Police watched without intervening, but 16 people were later arrested.Christian schools are generally well respected and appreciated in India, because of the quality of their education. Pray for the protection of pupils and their teachers.

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