Christian school gets threat letters

March 26, 2015 by  
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Christian school in west bengalKolkata, March 26, 2015: A Christian school Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal has received letters threatening to set it ablaze if the nun, who heads the institute, does not leave, reports said on Wednesday.

Reports say that the school has received four letters, which threaten to set on fire a nearby church too.

The West Bengal administration has made elaborate security arrangements for the missionary school.

Security was beefed up after the nun filed a police complaint on Sunday, Zee news reported.

The latest episode has come to the fore days after a school in Ranaghat was attacked and a 71-year-old nun was gang-raped.

While the attacks on Christian institutions continue in various parts of the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said everything will be done to ensure their security.

There were several attacks o Christian churches in the past month. A church was allegedly vandalised in Haryana in the last fortnight.

In Jabalpur, a cathedral premises and a Catholic school where people had gathered for a religious convention were vandalised allegedly by Hindu activists on March 20.

A catholic church in New Panvel was attacked in the wee hours of Saturday.

Also, in the last few months, several churches and a school have been allegedly vandalised in Delhi, prompting Christian groups to demand protection for their institutions and action against those involved in such acts.

– zee news

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