With its vision to spread peace, reconciliation and healing, the Nagaland Baptist Church Council (NBCC) organised a peace rally at traffic point in Mon on November 10. Rev. Kari Longchar exhorting the gathering challenged all participants to bring peace in Nagaland. He said in order to bring about permanent peace in Nagaland one should support and work hand in hand for which he urged the youth to step up and be channels of peace in the Society.
Also speaking at the occasion, Limasunep (IPS) Superintendent of Police Mon said violence had to be curbed in individual level and that the peaceful situation enjoyed by the people of Mon district was because of the common effort of the administration, NGO’s, Public leaders and the general public.
Earlier E. Yeangphong Evangelist KBBB chaired the function. A short speech was delivered by Hoka KU representative and a special song was presented by KBCM Choir. Invocation prayer was pronounced by Rev. Lipok Pastor Ao Baptist Church. The function ended with a prayer of peace offered by Rev. G. Keyito Executive Secretary SABAK, Pughoboto.
According and official bulletina ‘peace caravan’ led by Rev. Kari Longchar Director Peace Affairs NBCC, Kohima held a meeting with government administrative officials, NGOs and public leaders at DC Conference Hall on November 9.
Delivering a short speech Dinesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner Mon lauded the initiative taken by NBCC in organizing peace caravan in all Districts of Nagaland. ‘In every society peace is required and the civil society (i.e. Stake holders, NGO’s, Public leaders and Church) have vital role to play in spreading the message of peace among the people.
Peace also includes government properties, public properties and therefore it should not be targeted’ said DC. In order to bring peace and prosperity in the society all the Administrative heads, NGO’s and Public leaders should co-operate and work hand in hand, he added.