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There is need to have a Bible in Braille form: KJP

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

From A Reporter

SHILLONG, June 9: Director of Social and Economic Life, Department of the KJP Synod Sepgni Rev S.C. Diengngan on Friday informed that the Khasi Jaintia Presbyterian (KJP) Synod Sepngi has suggested the Bible Society of India (BCI) Shillong Auxillilary on the need to have a Bible in Braille form, which would cater to the need of the blind people and those who are visually impaired.

Rev. Diengngan while addressing reporters informed that they had made the suggestion to the BCI Shillong Auxilliary last year on need to have a Biblle in a braille form.

“This will help to have a positive difference in the lives of visually impaired people by providing them access to God’s Holy Word,” he said.

The KJP Synod Sepngi has also suggested that at least some of the important content of the Bible is included in the Braille form.

In this connection, he said, “We are still waiting for the response from the Bible Society of India,”

Rev. Diengngan however said that so far only the Roman Catholic Church in the State have the Bible in braille form.

Further, Rev Diengngan informed that in partnership people and communities, the KJP Synod Sepgni through the Agency for Sustaible Development Initiatives has been trying to create opportunities which empower, enhance dignity and lead to security of health, food, livelihood and shelter in a sustaible manner.

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