Campaign Launched to Discredit Christian Groups in Nepal
Christian Headlines - HYDERABAD, India, April 28, 2021 (Morning Star News) – In a ploy to revoke the registration of Christian organizations and shrink their influence, Hindu extremists in Nepal have forged a document as if from Christian groups portraying them as seeking ethnic divisions to gain converts, sources said.
The document falsely attributed to the Nepal Christian Society and the National Churches Fellowship of Nepal asserts that unless they can cause divisions in the upper-caste Brahmin and Chhetri communities, conversions to Christianity are not possible, said Mukunda Sharma, executive secretary of Nepal Christian Society.
After the fabricated document went viral on social media, members of the Hindu nationalist Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) used it to demand that registrations of Christian charities be cancelled, Sharma said.
Reportedly appearing first on Hindu nationalist leaders’ Facebook accounts on April 5, the fake document soon went viral. It begins with a statement that the Nepali constitution’s recognition of the Khas-Arya grouping of high-caste peoples “and the prevailing laws of Nepal” are “sorrowful for the Christian community.”
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