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Nadda visits Cathedral Church at Kohima

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KOHIMA/DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 16: BJP National President Jagat Prakash Nadda visited a church in the State capital and encouraged the clergymen to plant trees while also expressing happiness to witness the arrangements to worship God.
Nadda, who was on a 2-day visit to Nagaland since Thursday, paid a visit to Mary Help of Christians Cathedral, Kohima, accompanied by State BJP president and Minister Temjen Imna Along, Member of Rajya Sabha Phangnon Konyak and other BJP officials.
“It has been a great opportunity to visit the Holy Place, the Cathedral. Really was impressed with the arrangements for worship to God”, Nadda scripted in the visitors register of the Cathedral.
Parish Priest of the Church, Father Vemedo Joseph and Chancellor of Kohima Diocese, Father Jacob Charallel briefed the visiting BJP president and others about the start of the establishment of the Church in 1989 with a sitting capacity of around 3000 people and also different services held for the faithful.
Nadda, who also studied in a Christian institute – St. Xavier’s School, Patna, encouraged the administrators to plant more trees not only for scenic beauty but also for environmental protection.
Subsequently, Nadda flew to Dimapur in a helicopter and joined the Auto Rickshaw Rally with BJP legislators of Nagaland from Airport till Niathu Resort.
Before leaving for Delhi in the afternoon, Nadda held two consecutive meetings, one with “professionals and intellectuals” and the second with the party’s “core committee”, before departing. However, both the meetings were closed door and the media were barred from covering the meetings.
The meeting with “professionals and intellectuals” was held at Niathu Resort while the meeting with the “core committee” was held at Deputy CM Y Patton’s residence at Ikishe.
The meetings were attended by, besides the State legislators and Nadda, BJP Spokesperson Sambit Patra, BJP National Vice President, M Chuba Ao, and Nagaland in-charge, Nalin Kohli.
Earlier, Nadda reached Dimapur Airport at around 12 Noon and was received by hundreds of party members dressed in their respective traditional attires and reached Niathu in an auto-rickshaw as part of a road show which saw participation by a large number of autos while supporters of the party stood along the stretch of the national highway carrying flag of the BJP and images of JP Nadda, Narendra Modi, and State legislators such as H Tovihoto Ayemi and Jacob Zhimomi.
(Page News Service)