Pastor Assaulted by Hindu Radicals in India

June 28, 2008

Author: James Varghese

Source: Journal Chretien

Hindu radicals assaulted an elderly pastor recently. The alleged perpetrators were members of Sangha Parivar (also called Vishwa Hindu Parishad). They attacked 65-year-old Pastor Murugan of the Gospel Church in Karnataka on the evening of June 24.

According to a report on, Murugan and some other church members went to conduct a prayer meeting in a believer’s house named Gowramma. As they later made their way home, members of Sangha Parivar caught and beat Murugan. The other believers managed to escape.