Kukis in Delhi observe ‘Kuki Black Day’

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The Kuki Students’ Organisation Delhi held a ‘Black Day’ on Saturday at Jantar Mantar. The Day of mass mourning marks the commemoration of the inhuman massacre of over 900 innocent Kukis between 1992 and 1996 by the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagalim(Isaac-Muivah) or more popularly known as NSCN-IM, especially on the September 13, 1993.

While urging the mass of about 1500 from different Kuki communities to not forget the fateful event, Chungkhokai Haokip, President of KSOD said, “We have not mobilised here to generate hatred in our minds, but to seek justice for the departed souls.”

Speaking on the occassion, senior students and leaders discussed the historical background and the significance of the ‘Black Day’ observation. Amongst the speakers were Pu Sesei Lhungdim, Pu Lamkhotinthang Haokip, Dr. Letkhomang Haokip, Pu Henkholen Chongloi, Dr. Lhunkhothang Guite, Pu Ngamkhothang Haokip, Pu Kaikam Doungel, Pu Letkhotinthang Haokip and Pu Lunjalen Khongsai.

While concluding the mass assembly, Rev. Dr. Paokhosei Kipgen, Pastor of Kuki Worship Service Delhi encouraged the students to maintain peace and indulge in prayers for the departed. “Stay at peace as children of God and you are never denied justice”, he concluded. The assembly ended with a mass prayer and a candle light remembrance to those departed and their families.


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