Christians in many parts of India face persecution-even unto death-from Hindu radicals.
Christians in many parts of India face persecution-even unto death-from Hindu radicals.
Sep. 15, 2022 | India

Faithful Preacher Dies After Beating by Hindu Radicals

[171] prayers in [16] nations have been posted for Sita and children.

Biman was preaching the gospel in five villages near his home, intending to plant churches. In one village, he was tutoring poor children, hoping to also lead their parents to Christ. In February, while ministering to these children, Biman was surrounded by a group of radical Hindus who attacked him. Many others joined in and beat the pastor mercilessly. By the time they stopped, he was badly bruised. Biman managed to get back home but was experiencing severe pain. His health steadily deteriorated, and he died from his injuries the next day. Biman is survived by his wife, Sita, and two children, ages 8 and 10.

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  • LORD God,I know intercession for the dead is wrong,so I pray for this Godly man's wife and children.please hear my prayer and theirs,that you would embrace them in your love and protection in your Holy spirit,and Jesus Christ.i pray in my heart,in Jesus Christ's name AMEN.
    Joseph C - United Kingdom
  • Father God I pray for Sita and their children that you heal their broken hearts and bind up their wounds of grief and agony. I pray for the perpetrators to receive grace and obtain mercy to be born again in Christ Jesus our Lord and saviour.
    Dumezweni M - South Africa
  • Lord I ask for a special prayer for Bitman wife Sita and there two children. Bless them with peace and comfort them during this time of tragedy. May his wife and children remember him as a man who served you and stood on the word. Cover Bitman family Lord and help them to continue on with the work he started for there community In Jesus Name.
    Latonya R - USA
  • Oh God, only you know the depth of the fear and grief and pain that needs healing here. You know how many people need your touch. I pray that you would move supernaturally here among these people, bringing these persecutors to their knees in sorrowful repentance and a desire to get right with You. Lord you love them. Meet them where they are.
    Margaret M - USA
  • Lord God, I believe that Psalm 73 applies to Biman "You guide me with your counsel, and afterward you will receive me to glory.". Make your nearness known to Sita and her children "My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.". Provide for all their needs-- income and education, friendship, etc
    Rachel Albro H - USA
  • Praying 4 you
    John 16:2""4
    They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, the hour is coming when whoever kills you will think he is offering service to God. And they will do these things because they have not known the Father, nor me. But I have said these things to you, that when their hour comes you may remember that I told them to you. Pray4mercy
    Michael W - USA
  • Our Father in Heaven, thank You for Biman's faithful service in Jesus' Name. Be with his loved ones who will miss him deeply Help them grieve and find their way forward. This is very difficult! May the knowledge that Biman served You with all his might and died for Jesus bring them comfort in the midst of their sorrow. Please supply all their needs.IJN
    Jean S - Canada
  • Gracious Father God, I grieve over this tragic and violent murder of Your servant, Biman. Please bring deep remorse and repentance to his attackers. Help them understand that what led them to carry out this attack was not good. If they are possessed by evil, may they find deliverance. May they come to understand and find the truth that sets us free.IJN
    Jean S - Canada
  • Lord, I thank you for the life of Biman for his teaching & witness in India. I am thankful he is out of pain and with you. Be with his widow, Sita, and her two children, help them with daily provision, help them to forgive Biman's attackers, hello them for in faith in a safe place. Amen.
    Barbara C - USA
  • Heavenly Father, thank you for the faith of Biman. Thank you that nothing is wasted in your kingdom. Please continue to comfort Sita and children. May this cause them to only fear you and May they be a bright shining light for the Gospel. Please turn this evil for good and continue to comfort Sita and children.
    In Jesus,
    Lis S - USA
  • Lord, comfort Sita and the children and meet their needs. Bring revival to the villages.

    Ps. 22:27 All the ends of the earth shall remember and turn to the Lord, and all the families of the nations shall worship before you.

    Ps. 80:18 Then we will not turn away from you; revive us, and we will call on your name.
    Nellie H - USA
  • Father, My heart and mind are overwhelmed as I think of this dear servant whose life was taken because of his strong faith in You. He has received his reward. But his family is suffering such grief and loss. I pray that You will provide for them and grant them an abundance of your mercy and grace.
    Betty D - USA
  • DearFather, Biman is now in your care. May his family have that peace. Now, provide & protect his family in their loss. Be a husband & father to them. Direct them to a safe place with friends of Christ to encourage & help them grow in faith. Have mercy on Sita & the children. In Jesus Name, Amen.
    SM D - USA
  • Comfort these three mourners, Holy Spirit. This is a loss that is heavy and cruel. You can comfort in all circumstances; You were sent for us, to help us. Let this be something that You, somehow, turn to good. I do not know how that may be done, but I trust You. Help this hurting family. Amen.
    Kesse R - USA
  • Jesus comfort Sita and her children as they walk through this loss of someone they loved. Surround them with loving care from friends and family. In Jesus name amen.
    David H - USA
  • Into thy hands I commit his spirit, oh God. And may his followers find hope and solace to continue in faith.
    Glen O - USA
  • In the strong name of Jesus, Yeshua, our heavenly Father, our Savior, as brothers and sisters in Christ, we praise You for faithfulness and witness of Sita and children. We ask for provision, a hedge of protection, wisdom, strength, power, and angels directly from heaven to minister to them. Amen
    Gary F - USA
  • God and your brothers and sisters in Christ grieve this evil. Where O death is your sting? Where O grave is your victory! We look forward to seeing our dear brother for all eternity. God has taken His faithful servant and child home from the battlefield. All praise to God for Jesus and our Heavenly home!
    Eunice N - USA
  • Our Dear Lord, thank you for Bitman and his dedication and love for you. May so many of these children that he taught come to know Jesus and the parents to. I know he is in your arms but he left his wife and 2 young children behind. Please comfort his wife and children. Let them follow Christ all their days. In Jesus name, amen.
    Nancy H - USA
  • Lord, this is very sad to me. But I know our brother is in your Presence. I thank you for his courage for the Gospel. Please strengthen his precious wife and children. May they have provision for all of their needs. In Jesus' name I pray, amen.
    Paola M - USA
  • Dear Lord, I lift up Sita and children. Comfort them during this difficult time and make all provisions for them. In Jesus' Name, Amen.
    Dara W - USA
  • Oh Lord, please put your arms around Sita & her children as she navigates life without her beloved husband. Keep them strong, letting their loved one's death be a Testament to his love for you. I ask forgiveness for the Hindu radicals who caused Biman's death & other believers as they witness the good news. I ask this in Jesus holy name, Amen.
    Judith B - USA
  • Dear God & Father, I pray for Sita & his children: Protect, provide for, comfort, strengthen, encourage & guide them! May Sita stay strong in faith, hope & love, committed to Christ. Comfort this family in their great loss. May Biman's martyrdom result in changed lives among people he was serving & his killers. I praise You for his faith! Amen.
    Lisa D - USA
  • Father God, I lift up Sita and the children and ask that you would minister hope and healing to them at this time of grief. Please comfort them with peace that passes all understanding. Please provide for their needs and give them safe harbor. I pray that there will be justice for Biman. I pray his attackers will repent of this murder and seek Jesus.
    Julia F - USA
  • Dear Heavenly Father I amen these previous prayers. I lift up these children he was teaching. Holy Spirit guide them & show them what Biman desired for them. Break the evil of these men who have killed him. Turn their hearts toward hope & salvation I pray. Let them repent in contrition. Comfort & provide for Biman's family. In Jesus' Mighty Name amen.
    Johnathan K - USA
  • Lord thank You that precious in Your sight is the death of Your saint Biman. As he is resting in your presence, let The Holy Spirit bring comfort to his family & all those mourning him. We pray that You sovereignly provide for Biman's family & those children depending on him for care. Let the gospel of Jesus spread to every corner of this Nation, amen!
    Maureen E - USA
  • Dear Sita and children, I am praying for you as you continue to grieve over your loss. Biman is walking with the Lord and you will see him one day. I pray you will continue to grow in faith and in the hope that is yours through Jesus Christ. Oh Father God, bless Sita and these precious children with safety, joy, and all the good things you give. Amen
    Ginger B - USA
  • Can we find a friend so faithful
    Who will all our sorrows share?
    Jesus knows our every weakness
    Take it to the Lord in prayer
    Craig R - USA
  • Lord, I lift Sita and her two children up to You as they are grieving the loss of their husband and father. May they feel the hand of Your protection and comfort. Use this incident to bring others to know You, including those who beat Biman. You are Lord Almighty!
    Donna R - USA
  • Lord, I lift Sita and her two children up to You as they are grieving the loss of their husband and father. May they feel the hand of Your protection and comfort. Use this incident to bring others to know You, including those who beat Biman. You are Lord Almighty!
    Donna R - USA
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