More than 25 million Christians Indians who are members of the country's lowest caste group, are reportedly suffering persecution from the government.
In the report, the Christians are members of the 'dalit' group who are reportedly being given the option to choose between their belief in Jesus Christ or the ability to get government benefits.
The 'dalit' Indians were once called the 'untouchables' during the British occupation. These Indians have since been receiving benefits from the government.
However, the Scheduled Caste Order of 1950 has allowed the government to use religion as a basis to whether it would provide benefits to the 'dalit' or not.
According to the report by International Christian Concern, the order has greatly affected religious freedom in the country.
"After their conversion, Dalit Christians begin to suffer religious persecution from religious fanatics but also a denial of Scheduled Caste benefits because of the Schedule Caste Order of 1950, which I term a double discrimination of Dalit Christians", said Rev. Madhu Chandra Singh, a Baptist Church elder.
Franklin Caesar, a Christian activist said that the system is 'against the fundamental rights provided to all India's citizens in the Constitution'.
Aside from the report that the government is essentially 'forcing' dalit Christians to 'lie' about their faith, millions of Indians who believe in Christ continue to keep their faith a secret in fear of getting robbed of their scheduled benefits from the government.