Delhi police launches Facebook page for Christians
NEW DELHI: Delhi Police
has launched a Facebook page to address grievances of Christian institutions
and individuals in the wake of a series of attacks on Christian institutions in
Last month, Prime
Minister Narendra Modi had also said that his government will not allow any
religious group to incite hatred and will strongly act against any religious
According to Delhi
Police, the new Facebook page 'Delhi Police Minority Brethren' has been created
on February 22 and it can be used for posting problems related to any
institution or school.
On the page timeline,
Delhi Police wrote, “Dear Christian brothers and sisters, this page has been
designed by Delhi Police to add a forum for all Christian people in Delhi to
put across their views regarding law and order situation in Delhi with special
reference to the security of our churches and educational institutions.”
DCP Joy Tirkey has been
nominated as nodal officer for the redressal of the problems of minority
community. Police claimed that security has been beefed up at all the churches
and frequency of patrolling in the area has been increased.
The PM had also
recently summoned Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi in the wake of
vandalisation of a prominent Christian school in South Delhi's Vasant Vihar
area and directed him to come down hard against those involved in such attacks.