Sinlung /
02 February 2015

Prominent Mizo Cult Leader Dies

Aizawl, Feb 2 : Lalzawna, a prominent religious cult leader in Mizoram, died due to pneumonia at a private hospital in Aizawl today, hospital sources said.

Lalzawna, 68, is survived by wife Lalhmangaihzuali and his two-year-old son Ephraim Lalramzawnchhuaha.

Born on January 1, 1948, Lalzawna joined the underground Mizo National Front (MNF) movement in 1966 when the MNF began armed insurrection and was in the underground capital headquarters in Arakan in 1971.

He claimed to have received a vision from God while in Arakan and came overground in 1979 to spread his 'vision' across Mizoram.

He established a cult and a church of his own at Tlangsam and called it 'Pathian Kohhran' or the 'Church of God' which he headed till demise.


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