Hyderabad, Jan. 22 -- A church in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua district was targeted by a group of Hindutva activists who climbed atop and put up saffron flags. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media platforms showing young men climbing on the church, erecting saffron flags, and chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'.

The incident happened on January 21, before the Ram Mandir pran pratishtha (consecration) ceremony, The Quint reported.

According to the church's pastor Narbu Amaliyar, he had never witnessed such incidents in the past. "This happened at around 3 pm after the Sunday prayer. Around 25 men arrived out of nowhere, chanting Jai Sri Ram," he said.

The pastor said he recognised a few men and also knew their names. "I tried to tel...