Rev. L Suohie Mhasi is no more
Kohima, April 15 (EMN): Octogenarian and former member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) from Northern Angami-II assembly constituency, Rev. L Suohie Mhasi, passed away on Wednesday at around 11 am at Oking Hospital, Kohima.
Sources from Oking Hospital and family members informed Eastern Mirror that the 98-year-old was admitted to the hospital on Saturday night. He breathed his last on Wednesday morning due to old age related case and chest infections.
Born on June 15, 1921, and hailing from Rüsoma village in Kohima district, the Reverend was survived by three daughters, one son, 23 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Life profile of Rev. L Suohie Mhasi
- 1955 – Served as teacher in ME Section in Naga High School
- 1958 – President of Angami Tribe Council
- 1959 – The first headmaster of Chetheba Private ME School
- 1959 – Angami’s delegate to the final convention of the Naga People’s Convention held at Mokokchung
- 1960 – 1962 – Served as teacher in Government LP School at Rüsoma village
- 1963 – Caretaker of Digboi War Cemetery under the Group Caretaker of Kohima War Cemetery (Commonwealth War Graves Commission)
- 1964 – Participated in the first general election in Nagaland. Got elected but resigned en-masse in the same year
- 1966 – Joined church ministry with ABCC and served as the in-charge Mission Field for 10 years
- 1972 – Served ABCC and was instrumental in hosting Billy Graham Kohima Crusade
- 1974 – Served as secretary of Nagaland Peace Council
- 1980 – Served as BRC, ACRCC and as pastor of Rüsoma CRC
Contributions as social worker
- Chairman of Angami Elders Peace Committee
- Convenor of Conscience Restoration in Society
- 6 members team appointed by APO to work for unity of NNC
- Published four books – “Christian Social Action,” “Let The World Know Him,” “Law of Relationship With God,” and “The Unconquerable Foundation.”