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Raipur Church Attack: Congress Moves Adjournment Motion in LS

As per reports a group of youth stormed the church and attacked worshippers alleging religious conversion. Five people, including two women, sustained minor injuries.

Published: 08th March 2016 12:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 08th March 2016 12:22 PM   |  A+A-

By ANI

NEW DELHI: Following the furore over a church being vandalised and its parishioners thrashed and assaulted in Chhattisgarh, the Congress on Tuesday gave an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha over the issue.

Congress leader KC Venugopal gave the adjournment motion.

Meanwhile, the Centre has sought a report from Chhattisgarh government on the vandalism of the church and Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju asserted that police have already taken necessary action and the guilty will not be spared.

Seven people have been arrested in connection with the attack on the church.

Some people attacked and vandalised a church during Sunday prayer in Raipur.

As per reports a group of youth stormed the church and attacked worshippers alleging religious conversion.

Five people, including two women, sustained minor injuries.

The Chhattisgarh Christian Association has demanded stern action against the vandals.



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