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Indian Priest Who Joined Hindu Nationalist Party Relieved of Duties by Bishop

Abhishek Chinnappa
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to his supporters during a political event organized by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the GMIT College Grounds on March 25 in Davangere, India.

‘His action violated the canon law, which prohibits priests from joining political parties without permission,’ Bishop John Nellikunnel said.