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Plight of a Persecuted Pastor of Odisha

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Jaltar, Rayagada District, Odisha: Rev. Sushil Lima, 45, is a pastor of The Church Ministries carrying the message of Christ along with his wife Mrs. Ullasini Lima, in Jaltar Village, Puttasing in Rayagada District Odisha. They have two daughters, 6 and 5 years old. Pastor Lima is also a member of All India Human Rights Council, Karnataka. Earlier, he was a School teacher and when he felt that the Lord wanted him to serve full-time in His Vineyard, he left his job and became a full-time evangelist in 2005.

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Orissa, a Pentecostal pastor in prison on false charges of forced conversions

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Orissa, a Pentecostal pastor in prison on false charges of forced conversions
by Nirmala Carvalho
Charged by radical Hindus. In a year and a half he would have "attracted " 300 tribal Munda to Christianity. Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC): "The rhetoric of forced conversions to incite crimes against Christians." In 1999, Graham Staines and his two sons were killed in the same district.

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Orissa, a Pentecostal pastor in prison on false charges of forced conversions

http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Orissa,-a-Pentecostal-pastor-in-prison-on...
by Nirmala Carvalho
Charged by radical Hindus. In a year and a half he would have "attracted " 300 tribal Munda to Christianity. Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC): "The rhetoric of forced conversions to incite crimes against Christians." In 1999, Graham Staines and his two sons were killed in the same district.

Mumbai (AsiaNews) - The Orissa police yesterday arrested and imprisoned Rev. Sisir Nayak, accused by Hindu radicals in the area of ​​ illegally converting Munda tribe members. According to the complaint lodged with the police, in a year and a half the Pentecostal pastor "attracted " more than 300 people in the village of Raiguda (Keonjhar district) to Christianity.

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Odisha: Christian minister imprisoned on (false) accusations of forced conversions

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by Nirmala Carvalho
Rev Timothy Chaitanya Murmu, from the Pentecostal community in the village of Manohar, has been in jail for four days. He is "guilty" of baptising 16 tribal people. For the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), he was arrested because of a “legal technicality”.
Mumbai (AsiaNews) – Rev Timothy Chaitanya Murmu, Pentecostal minister in the village of Manohar (Odisha), has been in prison for the past four days on false charges of forced conversion.

Police in Anandpur arrested the clergyman last Wednesday for baptising 16 tribal people. According to the indictment, he allegedly "forced" them to embrace Christianity in exchange for money.

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