Dimapur, July 22: A peace mission from Nagaland to Kerala was flagged on July 20 at Bishop’s House, Dimapur.
The mission is and spearheaded by Dr. Sajeev Thomas who served at CIHSR as a Radiophysicist and Rev. Fr. Manu CST, who is a serving priest at Rephyim, Wokha distric, a press release from Peace Channel informed.
Speaking during the flagging-off programme, Fr. Dr. C.P Anto, Director of Peace Channel and principal of NEISSR, emphasized on the importance of peace in the individual and community level, especially in the pandemic and socio-political scenario of India.
This mission aims at connecting people and organisations to come together in a stronger manner to stand to speak for peace, rights and justice, he said.
Anto called for organisations and institutions to join hands in uplifting and promoting the peace mission which seeks for sustainable peace and development of the country.
He further stressed on the mission’s vision to advocate and seek the governments to institute urgently the Commission for Peace and Justice in both the State and National level throughout the country.
The objective of the Peace Mission is to promote universal peace and the call for peace-building throughout India. It also seeks to network with various organisations and institutions for the promotion of peace-building and peace-education in various cities and states.
Alongside, the mission is promoting and sensitizing the people for COVID-19 vaccination keeping in view of the health safety and security of all the sections of the society.
It was organised in collaboration with Oncorage Foundation which is working in promotion of mental health; Peace Channel, a youth peace movement; and North East Institute of Social Sciences and Research (NEISSR), a peace academic institute. (Page News Service)