LUCKNOW: Christian schools in Indian Uttar Pradesh have been asked not to celebrate Christmas, Zee News has reported.
Uttar Pradesh's Hindu Jagaran Manch – an outfit associated with Yogi Adityanath’s Hindu Yuva Vahini – has warned Christian schools in Aligarh to not celebrate X-Mas in schools.
Speaking to media, Hindu Jagran Manch president Sonu Savita said that students are being asked to bring toys, gifts and celebrate Christmas. The outfit claims that Christians lure Hindu students with gifts and other items and later converts them.
The outfit members have warned schools of dire consequence in case they fail to follow their directives.
Claiming that such kind of activities can affect the mentality of Hindu students the group said it will talk to the parents and request them to oppose the activities.