by Alex Anhalt
Mission Network News
The tiny 3% of the population that was Nepal’s Christians hoped for equality and religious freedom to be guaranteed in the new constitution, but so far, according toOpen Doors USA, it seems the opposite is true.
One group in particular is pushing the rise of a Hindu nationalistic nation: the Rashtriya Prajatantra Party, the RPP. Supporters of this group have been known to harass, threaten, and attack Christians, especially those involved in evangelism. The group also holds numerous rallies promoting a Hindu state.
The preliminary draft of the new constitution outlaws converting from one religion to another, and this version was heavily supported by the RPP. The goal of this article is to limit the freedom of Christians and promote a Hindu nationalistic nation...