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Rev. L Suohie Mhasi no more

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By EMN Updated: Apr 15, 2020 7:30 pm
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Late Rev. L. Suohie Mhasi

Our Correspondent
Kohima, April 15 (EMN): 88-year-old Rev. L Suohie Mhasi, a former member of Nagaland Legislative Assembly from Northern Angami II Assembly Constituency passed away at Oking Hospital around 11:00 am on Wednesday in Kohima.

Sources from Oking Hospital and family members informed Eastern Mirror that Mhasi was admitted to the hospital on Saturday night, and breathed his last on Wednesday morning due to old-age related case and chest infections.

Born on June 15 1921, and from Rüsoma village, the reverend is survived by three daughters with one son, 23 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Profile

  • 1955 – Served as a teacher in ME Section in Naga High School
  • 1958 – President of Angami Tribe Council
  • 1959 – The first headmaster of Chetheba Private ME School for several months
  • 1959 – Angami’s delegate to the final convention of the Naga Peoples Convention held at Mokokchung
  • 1960 – 1962 – Served as a teacher in Government LP School at Rüsoma Village which was upgraded from class III to V
  • 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 in ABCC and served as the in-charge Mission Field for 10 years
  • 1972 – Served in ABCC and was instrumental in hosting Billy Graham Kohima Crusade
  • 1974 – Served as secretary of Nagaland Peace Council
  • 1980 – Served as BRC for several years and several years with ACRCC and served as pastor of Rüsoma CRC for several years

Social work

  • Chairman, Angami Elders Peace Committee
  • Convenor, Conscience Restoration in Society
  • 6 Members Team appointed by APO to work for the unity of NNC
  • Published four books – “Christian Social Action”, “Let The World Know Him,” “Law of Relationship With God” and “The Unconquerable Foundation.”
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By EMN Updated: Apr 15, 2020 7:30:27 pm