Dec 27, Agra: An effigy of Santa Claus was set on fire by some villagers after the Christian missionaries allegedly attempted to convert innocent people in the Agra district of Uttar Pradesh. It was alleged that Christian missionaries wore red clothes, attracted the children in the name of gifts, and attempted to convert them to Christianity.
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Local social activists alleged that missionaries in the red clothes enticed children and their poor parents for their conversion to Christianity every December month. "They seduced innocent people in these days," said Avtar Singh Gill, a local activist.