Mass prayer held in Presbyterian churches opposing relaxation

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 01:07

Aizawl: Mizoram Synod of the Presbyterian Church of India held mass prayer Sunday night in the local churches on the issue of relaxation of prohibition in the state.
The church has been opposing the proposal of the state government to relax the prohibition by introducing the Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition and Control) Bill, 2014 in the state assembly session commencing on July eight, to replace the Mizoram Liquor Total Prohibition Act, 1995 in force for 17 years.

Meanwhile members of the Kristian Thalai Pawl (KTP), the youth wing of the Presbyterian Church, put up posters all over the Aizawl city opposing the government`s move.

Dr Robert S Halliday, office Superintendent of the Mizoram Synod office said that 80,000 posters were printed to be displayed in different parts of the city.

State excise and narcotics minister R Lalzirliana was likely to introduce the Mizoram Liquor (Prohibition and Control) Bill, 2014 on July ten.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 01:07

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