"The laws, passed under the guise of stopping false conversions, made Christian prayer, services and "propaganda" illegal, World Watch Monitor reported. The Bastar district president of the World Hindu Council, Suresh Yadav, told The Times of India that more than 50 village councils have banned all non-Hindu missionaries..."
"...Church leaders said the resolutions have already harmed Christians and called for higher government officials to overturn them.
'"In some places, the passing of the resolution has been followed by attacks on pastors and pulling down of village churches," Aneesh Andrews, Methodist district superintendent for the region, told World Watch Monitor. He called the restrictions a "ploy to harass Christians" and explained that in some villages Christians have been denied food or access to water. In other towns, Christians have been ordered to leave..."