Christians of Nagpur took the street on Tuesday, solidly standing by each other as they protested against the atrocities being meted out against their community, specially in the recent past.
Among those playing a leading role in the protest including Archbishop of Catholic Church of Nagpur – Abraham Viruthakulanglara; Bishop of Nagpur Diocese, Church of North India – Bishop Paul Dhupare; General Secretary National Council of Churches in India – Rev. Dr. Roger Gaikwad; Fr. Sanjay Kotchade from Believers Church, Rev. Devashish Dubey from Full Gospel Church Nagpur, Rev. John Joseph from Harvest Mission Church Nagpur, Prof. Vijay Barse (Coordinator), Philip Jaiswal, John Thomas, Bishop Panchu and Dr. John Dayal General Secretary All India Christian Council. Rev. V. N. Gaikwad, Rev. Sunil Martin were among those who addressed the gathering as they waited near the Vidhan Bhavan. Senior Journalist Joseph Rao, Nelson Francis and Baby Gaurikar were Also Present.