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VHP reconverts 122 Orissa families

Giridhar Gopal in Bhubaneswar | May 01, 2005 17:46 IST

At least 576 Christians from 122 families in seven Orissa villages on Sunday "re-embraced" Hinduism at a Vishwa Hindu Parishad-sponsored ceremony at Bijepur village in the district of Bargarh, a state VHP leader said.

The persons had filed affidavits before a local magistrate expressing their desire of homecoming prior to the religious function, local head of VHP Satyanarayan Panda told


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Sub: Good Move

Its really a good move this shows how VHP is working in rural areas.

Posted by Dinkar Singh

Sub: Could you imagine the Other way

Could anyone imagine 122 hindu families converted to Chiristianity in a public function without any violence? There would have been riots and blood shead. Still ...

Posted by Jo

Sub: Rome-Raaj & Ram-Raaj

“If a person through fear, compulsion, starvation, or for material gain or consideration goes over to another faith, it is a misnomer to call it ...

Posted by Premendra Agrawal

Sub: our heart

Conversion is not from one religion to another. But its a change of heart and follow Him whatever the consequences are. For Jesus said that ...

Posted by deepu

Sub: Re-conversion

It is about time to expose the so called missionary work of certain religious factors in India to convert Hindus through foreign money and propaganda. ...

Posted by raja


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