Governor stresses on ‘power of truth’
State legislators celebrate Advent Christmas
Dimapur, December 12: Nagaland Governor RN Ravi on Saturday exhorted State legislators to be conscious of their responsibility of bringing enduring peace to the suffering people of Nagaland in true Christian spirit of truth and non-violence and be the blessed peacemaker.
Speaking at the Nagaland Legislators Christian Fellowship pre-Christmas celebrations at the State Banquet Hall (New), CMRC, Kohima on December12, the Governor hailed Mahatma Gandhi as one of the greatest disciples of Jesus and recalled how the Sermons on the Mount touched Gandhi’s heart and awakened in him the purity and power of truth and non-violence, which became the cardinal principles of his personal and public life and liberated India from colonial rule.
Ravi reminded the legislators that they were the chosen people and exhorted them to be conscious of their responsibility. He emphasized on the eventual invincibility of truth which could be temporarily eclipsed by lies of vested interests but never extinguished.
The Governor also wished a very merry Christmas to the people of Nagaland.
Also speaking on the occasion, Kethoser Kevichüsa said peace is one thing which everyone is longing for at this juncture. He said “peace will never come to us unless we first forgive and make ourselves peace with the Lord Saviour Jesus Christ”. He urged all to forgive others in the name of our Lord Saviour Jesus Christ and let peace be in our midst taking the advantage of the forthcoming Christmas.
Christmas greeting was delivered by Minister, Higher Education, Technical Education and Tribal Affairs, Temjen Imna Along while Advisor, Urban Development & Municipal Affairs, Dr Neikiesalie Kire presented a special number. Legislators along with their wives presented special number. Harmonic Voices and MAK also presented special numbers during the service.
State Chaplain, Rev. TW Yamyap Konyak was the leader while Khyochano TCK was the pianist in the service.
(Page News Service)