NEICC appeals all to Shun Violence and Maintain Peace in Assam-Nagaland Border

1409281765GUWAHATI: The North East India Christian Council (NEICC) has expressed anguish at the human suffering that has taken place on the Assam-Nagaland border and appealed all to shun violence and maintain peace.
A joint peace meeting of the churches of the N-E Region under the aegis of the NEICC at Shillong expressed their “deep pain and anguish at the human suffering” as an outcome of the conflict on the inter-state boundary.
The meeting held yesterday jointly appealed to all sections of both sides to shun violence, stop inhuman killings, and maintain peace, a statement from the NEICC said.

The church leaders further appealed all concerned parties to respect human lives and to follow the universal policy of “Live and Let Live”, it said.
They also appealed all concerned to find a solution for the rehabilitation of displaced communities and called for a return to the status quo of affairs with humane consideration till more permanent solutions are reach amicably.
On August 12, nine persons were killed in firing and arson at Uriamghat area of Assam’s Golaghat district by unidentified people from across Nagaland and over 200 houses torched forcing 10,000 people to flee their homes.

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