A 50-year-old Christian pastor was brutally murdered by Hindutva goons in Bijapur of Chhattisgarh on Thursday days after being threatened for preaching Christianity.

Pastor Yalam Sankar, was murdered, final Thursday, in Angampalli village, by 5 males who broke into his home at night time. He was dragged exterior earlier than being stabbed to loss of life, reported Worldwide Christian Concern (ICC), an NGO whose concern is the human rights of Christians and spiritual minorities throughout the globe.

In response to native Christians, the pastor had been warned by Hindutva goons towards preaching his faith and had been threatened along with his life.

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A senior pastor of Bastar for Christ Motion (BMC) Church in Angampalliat, Shankar, was identified for defending Christians from Hindu nationalists. He’s survived by his spouse two sons, and grandchildren.

He was additionally a former sarpanch of the village and a really influential individual.

“The Christians on this space have been going through intense opposition from the novel Hindu nationalists. A number of occasions Pastor Shankar defended Christians from radical Hindu nationalists, and that could possibly be the rationale for this excessive type of persecution of killing,” a neighborhood Christian advised the ICC.

Minorities have been going through extreme persecution following hate speeches of Hindutva teams and politicians.


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