Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Rev. Dr. Shiwoto Assumi’s demise mourned

Rev Shiwoto

DIMAPUR, SEPTEMBER 27: Rev. Dr. Shiwoto Assumi, Senior Pastor of Nagaland Christian Revival Church (NCRC), Sumi, Purana Bazaar, at Dimapur, passed away on the evening of September 26.

He was, among others, a former Vice President of the Bible Society of India, Dimapur Auxiliary; former Principal of Living Bible College; and former President of NCRC Council.
Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio expressed grief at the demise of the Reverend.
“He was not only a powerful and charismatic preacher but a genuine human being who had deep concerns for the welfare of the Naga people. Late Reverend Shiwoto, wherever he went, preached about brotherhood and love ~ a message for which he will be fondly remembered. Indeed, he was one of the pillars of Nagaland Christian Revival Church”, he said in a message issued on Monday.
Rio offered condolences to the bereaved family members.
The Nagaland unit of National People’s Party (NPP) also expressed anguish and shock at the death of the Assumi.
“Rev. Dr. Shiwoto Assumi will always be remembered by generations to come as a man of upright nature who not only led the NCRC towards its goals and objectives but also guided the Christian society with deep wisdom and rare acumen. He was a simple man, thoughtful, and treated everyone with dignity and equality”, it stated and extended condolences to the grieving family.
The rank and file of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has expressed grief at the demise of Rev. Dr.Shiwoto Assumi, Senior Pastor NCRC Sumi, Purana Bazaar.
NDPP president, Chingwang Konyak said late Rev. Dr.Shiwoto, had a special place in the hearts of the members of the NDPP and it is with fond memories that they vividly remember him invoking God’s blessings and dedicating the party on its formation day in May 2017.

On behalf of the NDPP and my family, Chingwang conveyed deepest condolences to Yanpeni and children and prayed that God grant solace and strength to members of the bereaved family during these difficult times.
(Page News Service)