Organisations pay homage to Pulwama terror attack victims
Dimapur, Feb. 20 (EMN): To show solidarity with victims of the barbaric terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, on February 14, members of Student Christian Movement of India (SCMI), North East Zone-II, along with the SCMI unit of Sakus Mission College and hostellers have organised a ‘candle light service’ in the college premises.
A short programme was chaired by Ms Konglenshe in which the invocation was said by Vito, programme secretary of SCMI North East Zone-ll, and Ms Tolly Yeptho briefed about the prayer fellowship and introduced the guest speaker, Shitovi Sumi, NCCI coordinator.
Addressing the members, Shitovi Sumi shared on the importance of peace in the land and encouraged the young people to come forward towards building peace and rise against such inhuman acts. He further analysed the whole scenario from three perspectives on ‘TAR’, which means to have Transparency, Accountability and Responsibility.
He also stimulated the youth to become responsible citizens.
The service ended with lighting of candles and a special prayer for the bereaved families and for humanity said by Tokato Yeptho, PA to WSBAK executive secretary. Altogether around 60 members attended the programme.
In a related programme, Dimapur Hindu Seva Samity has mourned the death of 49 soldiers who were martyred on February 14 in Pulwama.
As a mark of respect to the slain jawans, the organisation undertook a candle light procession on February 17 at 6:30 pm from Hanuman Mandir covering Dimapur town and some of the colonies.
After the procession, a brief programme was held where people from various walks of life irrespective of religion and gender attended and demanded early justice for the martyrs.
In a short speech, Paritosh Das, youth president, thanked the members of Dimapur Railway Hindu Samshan Ghat, Chatteswary Durgabari, Xuvihe Colony Kalibari, Shree Govinda Mandir, Sitla Mandir, and other public for the support in make the programme a success.