DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 25: The Council of Nagalim Churches (CNC) has expressed grief at the passing of Rev. Dr. John A Sundquist, former executive director of American Baptist International Ministries (IM), who died on February 21 in Swayer, Michigan, USA.
A message from the council on Thursday stated that he was a true friend with genuine love and concern for the Naga people. In 1998 when the Naga people boycotted Indian election and opted for solution not election, he took the initiative to write 6000 letters to churches around the world to pray and support the Naga issue, it stated.
Later he also participated in Naga reconciliation meetings organised by FNR (Forum for Naga Reconciliation), the council stated, adding that his good deeds towards the Nagas will always be remembered and cherished.
It conveyed condolences to the bereaved family.
(Page News Service)