Objection to establishment of Jesus Christ statue

On January 13, 2020, various Hindutva group led by the 'Hindu Jagran Vedike' staged a protest rally, demanding the government to stop the establishment of a 114-feet-statue of Jesus Christ at a place Kanakapura, Karnataka. The groups allege that the statue is an attempt to convert the Hindus of the area. They have given the State government an ultimatum of 25th January 2020 to react to their demands, after which they threaten stronger opposition.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Christians
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perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

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Date of incident: January 13, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Denial of access to public spaces/institutions
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  • Access to public spaces/institutions
  • Name of the victim : Undisclosed
    Name of Perpetrator Sangh Parivar groups
    State Karnataka
    District/City Ramanagara
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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