Christians protest against land grab bid

December 15, 2017 by  
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Meerut, December 14, 2017: Hundreds of Christians under the banner of Akhil Bhartiya Isaai Mahasabha staged a protest march here on Thursday to draw the administration’s attention towards the alleged attempts of land grab by land mafia.Later, the members presented a memorandum to the administration for CM Yogi Adityanath.

The land in question is a 3,000-sq-yard patch on prime location in Civil Lines adjacent to the office of IG, Meerut range.The land is a part of a 90,000-sq-yard property registered under the name of Methodist Church of India. It comprises a Christian colony, a church, a graveyard, a student hostel and a couple of schools are situated.A few days ago, a few unidentified armed men allegedly tried to take possession of the land but their attempts were thwarted by the local Christian population.The men allegedly threatened to kill senior-most priest Chaman Comfort , As Reported By TOI.

According to the Newspaper,According to Comfort, pastor in-charge of Central Methodist Church, Meerut, “On December 6, a few men apparently from a minority community tried to forcibly occupy the missionary land and when we confronted them, I was given a death threat and asked not to be seen there again.”Soon after, a written complaint was filed by the clergy at the Civil Lines police station but no action was taken in this regard.

Speaking with TOI, state president of the Akhil Bhartiya Isaai Mahasabha, Robin Nath, said, “We had gone to meet the divisional commissioner when police did not file the FIR. He gave us a patient hearing and even directed the police to provide protection to the priest. But even after a week, no FIR was lodged.

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One Response to “Christians protest against land grab bid”
  1. Let us all get ready for greater persecution, But out protest should be loud and clear. “No one can convert any one unless God wants to save that/those person/people”

    If God Wants who can stop it!

    Emmanuel Pathil.

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