35 Convert under VHP “Ghar Vapsi” Programme

Published on: 16 Feb, 2015
Published under: General Kerala News, Politics News Kerala

In Kerala a group of 35 people “re-converted” to Hinduism as VHP continued with its ‘ghar vapasi’ programme despite criticism from various quarters, with the outfit claiming that they hailed Dalit families who had converted to Christianity a few generations back, here on Sunday.

Aneesh Balakrishnan, a spokesman for Pro-VHP "Kerala Hindu Helpline" said " The rituals of "Welcoming" these people to their original faith were held at a temple at Uzhavoor. They belonged to 12 families of Cheramar community, “who had converted to Christianity a few generations back,” he added.

Balakrishnan also said that With these ‘re-conversion’ in Kottayam district alone, 120 peopled had “returned” to the Hindu faith in the last three months.

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