Church members in Bengaluru seek police protection to sing carols ( The Hindu )

The memorandum comes in the wake of two recent incidents where Hindutva outfits protested against church members for organising prayers, alleging conversion

Devotees attend new year prayers, at St. Marys Basilica Church, Shivajinagar, in Bengaluru. file photo | Photo Credit: MURALI KUMAR K

Members of Akhila Bharatha Christha Mahasabha submitted a memorandum to the Director General and Inspector General of Police seeking protection for the peaceful celebration of Christmas.

A delegation led by Prajwal Swamy S, founder member of the Mahasabha, requested the state police chief to provide security cover to churches across the State during the festive season, as the members fear they will be under attack.

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