Christians In India Concerned About Their Freedom, by Heidi Boesl, Mission Network News
"India’s newly-elected prime minister took the helm earlier this week. Christian ministries remain cautiously optimistic that they will be able to continue their evangelistic outreach without government interference.
"Narendra Modi of the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) was declared the runaway winner May 16. His landslide victory over opponent Rahul Gandhi of the Congress party brought to a close more than six decades of dominance by the Nehru-Gandhi family. The BJP also won a majority of the seats in Parliament.
"Because Modi will be the first hardline Hindu nationalist to lead the country, both religious and secular media have raised questions regarding how the new government might reshape India’s treatment of other faiths–namely Christianity.
“'The BJP has never hidden its preference to run as a Hindu nationalistic party. They are clearly religiously oriented. Obviously, that is somewhat of a concern for Christians in India,” said Sarla Mahara, the South Asia director for Christian Aid Mission, your link to indigenous missions..."