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‘Home of Love’ attacked in Madhya Pradesh

07/31/09 India (Evangelical Fellowship of India) – A mob of about 40 Hindu extremists allegedly from Dharam Sena attacked Sneh Sadan Institute (Home of Love) run by the Christians on July 26 in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

According to an EFI correspondent, Akhilesh Edgar, at about 12:30 a.m. the Hindu extremists, shouting anti-Christians tried to enter the handicapped and mentally retarded institute run by the Methodist Church.

The extremists accused the institute manager, Mrs Lily Paul of forceful conversion and filed a complaint against her prior to the attack. The police arrived on the spot before the extremists ‘ done any major harm to the Christians, according to reports.

The police took written statement about the institute. After an enquiry, the police provided the Christians police protection and promised to give them security in the future. The incident was flashed in local dailies.

Sneh Sadan was set up in 1779 and has been the “home sweet home” for many special people. There are about 40 people living in the institute now.

Praise God for the timely intervention of the police and please pray for all the people in the home.