Many now-famous personalities acted in the play, which was a great hit not only with the Malayalam speaking members of the audience but also with the Tamil students, staff, and general public. The first Hindu probably landed in London only about 200 years ago, not 2,000 years ago. London is just a city, one might say, so lets look at the figure for the whole of the UK. If you add those who identify themselves as Sikhs (thus bowing to the wishes of the Hindutva right-wing to treat all Indian-origin religions as essentially one group), then the number goes up to 1.9 per cent, quite comparable to the percentage of Christians in India. 1-b Maths class, and this 1956 play was his first publicly staged play. To put that in numerical perspective, think of this. The actual figure is over five per cent, more than twice as big as the presence of Christians in India. And that number is on the way down, not upfrom 2.6 per cent in 1971 to 2.3 per cent in 2001. Almost zilchor somewhere between two and three per cent of the population.In 1956 the four-hundred odd Malayalee students studying at the St. After the performance many came to congratulate the playwright and the cast. classes of whom many became well known teachers and high Government officials. So what would you expect the Hindu population of the city to be today? And mind you, the Hindu figures for the UK are on the way up, not down. Here are some other figures New Zealand: 2 per cent, Canada: 1.6 per cent, Australia: 1.28 per cent, Malaysia: 6.3 per cent and Indonesia: 1.69 per cent.Josephs College, Thiruchirappalli as part of the College Day function staged a Malayalam skit entitled Pereduthu. There were many actors from the Physics and Economics M. This is without even considering our immediate neighbours such as Sri Lanka or Bhutan, or countries such as Fiji or Mauritius, where the figures are, of course, much higher. Joseph Meenattur ( former HOD Economics, Christ College, Irinjalakuda), Late Dr. Christianitys demographic defeat in India is because for the first time it encountered a culture that didnt need to persecute other faiths, or find the messiah exceptional.
Christianity poses a serious threat to Hinduism To put it bluntly, this assertion would be laughable if its consequences were not so destructive of social cohesion. And not for lack of effort on the part of the Christians, or for lack of listening on the part of the Hindus. No believing Christian would like to admit this in this manner, but both they and their detractors should open their eyes to the simple fact that stares them in the face: that India has mostly passed up Christianity, and that there is no other country in the world that has proven so resistant and so impervious to it as India. Return ticket A ghar wapasi at Kharmadanga village, Birbhum And so, what does Indian Christianity have to show for its humongous effort in terms of men, money and material, over two millennia?
Very few regions in the world have provided Christianity as much freedom to tell its story and propagate itself as India, and in no other country has Christianity tried to spread its message so hard and for so longfor nearly 2,000 years to be specificwhich is about half as long as Indian civilisation itself. There are about four individual assertions in there, so let us take them one by one, put them to the test of data and historical evidence, and see which ones hold up, and which ones do not.