6 July 2011: A fasting prayer programme was organized by the Fasting Prayer for Burma (FPB) for peace and democracy in Burma in Aizawl, the capital of Mizoram state, northeast India on Monday.
The fasting prayer is organized by FPB monthly by Burmese Christians in respective Churches in Mizoram on a rotational basis.
“We, the prayer group pray for religious freedom inside Burma, improvement of the political situation, stability and an end to social and economic crisis,” said an organizer of the prayer programme.
Besides, the group prayed for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s regional trip and to end fighting between ethnic armed groups and the Burmese Army.
“Various church leaders, pastors, evangelists and Burmese church members based in Aizawl participated in the programme, said the Chairman of the Fasting Prayer for Burma.
“God has been kind. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi was released from prison. And then we also prayed for the 2010 Burma general election. We received many blessings from this prayer programme.
FPB was founded with 12 Chins and Burmese churches based in Aizawl in September 2008 and the group especially focuses on observing monthly fasting prayer programmes in respective churches on a rotational basis. Khonumthung News