An outsider to Christian-majority Mizoram will hardly be able to realise that Assembly elections here are just a week away as posters, placards and wall graffiti are few.
Presbyterian Church of India urged the Union government and Assam to expedite measures for restoring confidence among people and resolve the conflict.
56-year-old Scott Anderson told the hundreds for his ordination ceremony that he never thought the day would come.
Saturday`s ordination was made possible by decades of debate over whether openly gay people should be allowed to serve in church.
The 600,000-strong Presbyterian Church opposes a push towards a ban on corporal punishment.
Unimpressed by Delhi HC`s ruling decriminalising homosexuality, Synod, the highest authoritative assembly of the Mizoram Presbyterian Church, has decided to amend its Canons to take
more stringent action against gay members.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon