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Christians protest burning of Bible

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Representatives of Christian Minorities Welfare Association (CMWA) condemned the burning of the Holy Bible by unknown miscreants at Nagarkurnool, here...

Khammam: Representatives of Christian Minorities Welfare Association (CMWA) condemned the burning of the Holy Bible by unknown miscreants at Nagarkurnool, here in Khammam on Monday.

The members of the Association took out a peace rally in protest against the burning of Bible from Pavilion Grounds to Dharna Chowk besides submitting a representation to District Collector D S Lokesh Kumar here in Khammam on Monday.

Speaking on the occasion, Association secretary Dr Shekar Babu said the State government was doing justice to all communities and religions present across the State. But some people were indulging in anti-social activities and were trying to disturb the peace and harmony that was established between different communities and religions present in the State. He further added some unknown persons had burnt the sacred book of Christians at Nagarkurnool and insulted lakhs of Christians with their deplorable act.

“Such actions will only disturb the peaceful atmosphere prevailing in the State,” he said, demanding the government to take severe action against those involved in the episode and prevent repetition of such distasteful acts in future. He further demanded the government to give protection to Christians and churches across the State.

Association president David Raju, Lazar Nayak, K Babu Rao, Ravinder, P Yesudas, Suresh Kumar, B Paulu, Abhishek, Ram Babu, Krupakar, M Sanjiv Rao, Venu Vardhan, S Lingaiah, Krupanandam, Johnson, Vasanthamma and Ludhia were present along with others.

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