India government official visiting Orissa, but not Christian villlages
Catholic World News - September 13, 2010
The head of India’s national commission for minorities will visit the troubled state of Orissa this week, but his schedule does not include trips to the Christian villages that felt the brunt of religious violence in August 2008. Church officials fear that the government of Orissa, which is controlled by the Hindu-nationalist BJP Party, will seek to minimize the evidence of organized Hindu campaigns against Christians.
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