Rev. Dr. Wati Aier speaking at the National Naga Restoration and Renewal Summit in Kohima on February 27. (Morung Photo)
Kohima | February 27
A three-day “National Naga Restoration and Renewal Summit” ended here today at the Naga Shisha Hoho Prayer Center, Prüzie, under the auspices of the Naga Shisha Hoho Prayer Warriors.
The summit, which began on February 27, was held under the theme “Return us to You, Lord, and we shall be restored; Renew our days as of old” (Lamentation 5:21).
During today’s Sunday service, the Chairman of the Forum for Naga Reconciliation (FNR), Rev. Dr. Wati Aier, said, “Naga want to restore and renew our historical and political rights.”
Stating that Nagas have their own rights, he insisted on taking it realistically.
He said the Nagas were going through a very difficult time. In this, he insisted on the need to break the chain and renew oneself.
Sharing his greetings, Reverend Candid Sareo said, “Naga must unite and reconcile.”
Other speakers at the three-day summit included Baptist Church Minister Senior Pastor Chakhesang Hill Kohima, Rev. Dr. Vevo Phesao, Vice President of Nagaland Christian Forum, Rev. Dr. Neikedozo Paphino and Pastor of the Phom Kohima Baptist Church, Reverend Phomlee Van.
Reverend Puduhü Khusoh said about 2,000 people from Myanmar Nagas, Southern Nagas and Nagaland Nagas showed up for the summit.
He also informed that 30 leaders of Naga political groups also joined the summit, including NGOs and around 100 prayer centers across the state.
He said the summit seeks to bring unity among the Nagas, based on the need for the restoration and renewal of the Nagas as one body.
Meanwhile, a ten-point “divine revelation” that came through prayers at the Naga Shisha Hoho Prayer Warriors, Naga Prayer Centers & Houses from February 24-27 was announced at the Summit.
It did not include any changes, additions or omissions to the Naga Plebiscite, 1951 and that there was no other way but to “unite and be reconciled as one in Christ Jesus”
Furthermore, he “revealed” that the year 2022 “will be a year of coming together” and that the summit was a chance from God “to examine us, to remember his goodness and to unite us into one nation”.