Vidisha: Workers of the right-wing organization vandalized a missionary school in Madhya Pradesh‘s district of Vidisha due to an alleged religious conversion.
The right-wing organization claimed that Saint Joseph’s school in Ganjbasoda had carried out the religious conversion of eight students to Christianity. However, the missionary school denied the accusation.
Workers threw stones at the school building and damaged school property, according to the eyewitness.
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A case has been filed against the identified accused and action will be taken under the relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDOP) Bharat Bhushan Sharma.
Nilesh Agrawal, head of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) office, denied all the allegations, claimed that they had only staged a peaceful protest outside the school and then submitted a memorandum to the local administration.
Apparently, in the letter, the VHP, along with Bajrang Dal, the Hindi Jagran Manch, accused the school administration of converting eight students to Christianity.
In the letter, the outfits accused the school administration of forcing students not to apply “tilak” (a color mark) to their foreheads and to wear “kalawa” (a sacred thread worn by Hindus). ) at wrist.
In addition, they also alleged that students are forced to say Christian prayers.
Meanwhile, the church has called for an investigation to find out the truth. He accuses some YouTube channels of broadcasting fake news of religious conversion, thus creating community tensions.
Sub-divisional magistrate Roshan Rai said action would be taken against those responsible for the vandalism. Already, an investigation has been opened into the alleged conversion and the school administration will be questioned.