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Telangana: Christian JAC burns effigy of Elvis Stephenson for his hurting remarks

Telangana: Christian JAC burns effigy of Elvis Stephenson for his hurting remarks

| @indiablooms | 22 Sep 2019, 04:30 pm

Hyderabad, Sep 22 (UNI) The various leaders of Christian Community in Telangana State under the umbrella of Telangana Christian JAC protested against fallacious remarks made by Elvis Stephenson, Nominated MLA in State Legislative Assembly hurting the religious sentiments of the Christian Community.

Elvis Stephenson urged the Telangana Government to take action on independent Pastors who are preaching Bible.

The JAC leaders consisting of about 100 number gathered inside the St Mary’s Church in Secunderabad and shouted slogans, protested and burnt effigy of Mr Elvis Stephenson.

The JAC demanded to sack the MLA as he is not their representative and urged the Chief Minister and Assembly speaker to expunge his speech from the records of the Assembly. The JAC also decided to give memorandums to Chief Minister, Assembly Speaker and Minister for Minorities on Monday against the MLA. They are even planning to lodge a criminal complaint against the Elvis Stephenson at Saifabad Police Station for his derogatory remarks against the Christian Religion, Christian Religious Leadership.

Gopu Bala Reddy, President of Catholic Reddy Association, Arogya Reddy, Shashidhar Reddy, Youth Director, Roydin Roach, Telangana State President, All India Catholic Union, Larry Hatch, President of Anglo Indian Association, Ingrid Payal Khurana, an Anglo Indian, Sandra from Catholic Community, L M Reddy from Catholic Christian Community and several others made slogans against the MLA, spoke against his remarks.

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