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Jakha Town Baptist Church observes Clean Election Sunday

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 12:06
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Dimapur, September 12: As per the Angami Baptist Church Council(ABCC) declaration of 10th September 2017 as Clean Election Sunday, the Jakha Town Baptist Church observed the 'Clean Election Sunday'  with Kezhokhoto Savi, President NVCO as speaker. 

Pastor of Jakha Town Baptist Church,  Bise Sophie read out the letter of ABCC and specifically mentioned the various prayer points and the congregation had mass spoken prayer. 

Kezhokhoto Savi highlighted the several success stories of clean election including South Korea, Taiwan, Kenya and even one of the Northeastern states 'Mizoram'. 

He also highlighted the 18 points of agreement between the NBCC and 6 different political parties in Nagaland on 22nd June 2017 such as not to buy votes, not to insist/force clan, khel, village, and family to declare support for a particular candidate, not to bribe voters, not to distribute party money, not to distribute alcohol/drugs, not to set up camps, not to put up flags and posters, not to provide feasting/picnic or go for procession, not to use the support of underground/NPGs, to avoid house to house campaign, to discipline the party workers and educate them with CEC instructed by the NBCC, not to use/spread false propaganda, not to involved in booth capturing, shall deliver peace, justice, to participate in common platform, etc.

Savi said that the ABCC initiative of declaring 10th Sept as Clean Election Sunday is for a better society and a brighter future for the younger generation.

Savi challenged the congregation to bring a corrupt-free government. 

(Page News Service)

 


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