Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Good News From Orissa

There is good news from Orissa. The Christmas day bandh has been cancelled. Hindu extremists had called for an illegal strike in the area of Orissa, but they are now seeking "'reconciliation and dialogue' rather than more violence."

Members of these groups have been on a campaign of terror in Orissa since August
23, when their leader was murdered. Maoists claimed responsibility for the
murder, but Hindu extremists blamed Christians, saying they killed him in
retaliation for his vocal opposition to allowing believers to openly share their

Pray for continued peace and restoration in Orissa, India.

(Quote from here)

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