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‘Missionary Day’ observed

 AIZAWL, Jan 11 - ‘Missionary Day’, anniversary of the arrival of two Welsh Christian missionaries was today observed across the Christian-dominated Mizoram.

Government offices and educational institutions remained close for the day as the state government declared the day as a public holiday.

The local churches of the Baptist Church of Mizoram held prayer and worship services and also organised community feasts. The Welsh missionaries were responsible for the establishment of the Presbyterian Church in northern part of Mizoram and the Baptist Church in the southern part of the state. – PTI

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