Christian group condemns damage to tribal leader’s statue

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A Christian group in Jharkhand on June 14 expressed anguish over damage done to the statue of Birsa Munda, a 19th century tribal freedom fighter and martyr. The statue was damaged on June 13 night allegedly by some unidentified persons. All Christians Media Cell has expressed dismay over “the distressing incident” and appealed to the administration to reinstate the freedom fighter’s statue with fitting honor as early as possible. The Christian Cell also demanded that the administration adopt appropriate measures to forestall such incidents and that the perpetrators be identified and prosecuted immediately, said a statement signed by president Father Anand David Xalxo.

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