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Video Of A Church Member Assaulting A Priest Revived As An Attack By A BJP Worker

Video Of A Church Member Assaulting A Priest Revived As An Attack By A BJP Worker

A video of a former church member assaulting a pastor in Telangana is viral again as BJP member assaulting a priest in Bangalore.

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Claim

A BJP karyakarta hitting a Rev(Priest) in Bengaluru while the Service is on.👇🏻👇🏽 Send it to as many people you can, let the world know how BJP govt. is led by Mr Modi, who goes Begging in Christian countries😂 Is he not a biggest Terrorist on Minorities in India then Pakistan?

Fact

The pastor was assaulted by a former member of the church and not by a Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) member. BOOM had previously debunked this in May 2018 and found that this incident occurred in a church run by the Church of South India (CSI) in Bhadradri Kothagudem, Telangana. BOOM had also spoken to a member of the CSI who had said that the attacker had been expelled from the church previously and had approached the priest regarding his expulsion before attacking him.

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Claim

A BJP karyakarta hitting a Rev(Priest) in Bengaluru while the Service is on.👇🏻👇🏽 Send it to as many people you can, let the world know how BJP govt. is led by Mr Modi, who goes Begging in Christian countries😂 Is he not a biggest Terrorist on Minorities in India then Pakistan?

Fact

The pastor was assaulted by a former member of the church and not by a Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) member. BOOM had previously debunked this in May 2018 and found that this incident occurred in a church run by the Church of South India (CSI) in Bhadradri Kothagudem, Telangana. BOOM had also spoken to a member of the CSI who had said that the attacker had been expelled from the church previously and had approached the priest regarding his expulsion before attacking him.

  To read more click here

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Anmol Alphonso is a fact-checker with BOOM. He has previously interned at IndiaSpend as a fact-checker and was a reporting intern at Times of India, Indian Express, and Mid-Day. He is a post-graduate diploma holder in journalism from St Paul’s Institute of Communication Education, Mumbai.

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