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NPCC calls out Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram CMs on church attacks

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DIMAPUR, APRIL 12: Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has called out the silence of the Chief Ministers of Nagaland, Manipur, Meghalaya and Mizoram in the aftermath of recent attacks on churches in the Northeast region.
In a press release, NPCC reminded that a church was destroyed recently in Assam but no leaders had raised their voices in the Parliament or Assembly.
“Three churches namely Evangelical Baptist Convention Church, Evangelical Lutheran Church Manipur and Catholic Holy Spirit Church were demolished in the presence of heavy security forces on April 11, 2023. One of the churches was constructed in 1974. Manipur Chief Minister refused to comment.
“Nagaland, Mizoram, and Meghalaya Chief Ministers remained a silent spectator. Christians are 41% in Manipur however there is no respect for its citizens by the Government. It looks like BJP has already assessed the weakness of Christian Members in the Parliament and State Assemblies. For the Christian Legislators, to remain in power and in the good book of the BJP Government has become greater than their faith”, it stated,
According to the party, time has come for Christians to “think deeper than just money and power”.
“The issue is now survival of faith and identity. North and West India vote for Hindu Nationalism, others vote for their pride and identity. Northeast should no longer ignore the threat to our faith and identity”, it stated.
(Page News Service)