Patna: News of hundreds of Hindus converting to Christianity has taken Bihar by storm as authorities have now ordered a probe into the incident. As per reports, around 500 Dalits have converted to Christianity and remaining Hindus in the area are facing huge pressure to follow suit.
The alleged conversion took place at Chaugain village under Dumraon sub-division in Buxur district.
Meanwhile, authorities have promised strict action against the culprits.
“We have ordered an investigation into the matter. Action will be taken if it was established that the Dalits were converted under pressures or offering allurements”, Buxur district magistrate Raman Kumar said.
First Published | 26 August 2016 7:23 PM