But the recent harassment of four Catholic nuns traveling on a train in northern India has undermined the BJP’s electoral efforts to portray itself as sympathetic to Christian concerns.
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Veteran Catholic journalist Anto Akkara’s latest book, about the 2008 killing of a Hindu leader that resulted in a wave of anti-Christian persecution, has attracted national attention in India.
Voters in Bihar sharply rebuked the Bharatiya Janata Party, accused of fostering a climate of religious intolerance and violence since winning India’s national elections last year.
As the end of his three-day visit, the U.S. president advised India’s Hindu nationalist rulers that ‘upholding freedom of religion is the utmost responsibility of the government.’