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Two women giving out gospel tracts arrested in Bangalore

By James Varghese
1/3/08 BANGALORE, INDIA (ANS) — Two Christian women were arrested in Bangalore on January 3, for distributing gospel tracts.

According to, the women, Nirmala 38, and Narayanamma, 50, were together handing out tracts to passers by just outside a large medical facility called M. S. Ramaiah Medical College in Mathikere, Bangalore, at mid-morning on January 3, 2008.

One of the doctors working in the hospital phoned the police and complained, following which the police arrived and took the women to the nearest Sanjay Nagar police station and detained them there.

One among the women is the only believer of Christ in her family while the rest of her family continues in their traditional faith. The duo are the members of Grace Gospel Church, Yeshwantpur, Bangalore.