Agartala City Baptist Church

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Not to be confused with Agartala Baptist Church.

Agartala City Baptist Church (Krishnanagar Baptist Church) is a Baptist Church in the city of Agartala, the capital of Tripura state in India. It is affiliated to the Tripura Baptist Christian Union (TBCU) and is located in Krishnanagar locality in the central part of Agartala city.

History[edit]

The Church was set up in 1987 by some Christians leaders of that time. As time evolved the church grew in members and in faith. As of 2012 there are more than 130 registered members.

Religion has long been a source of tension in Tripura, with the state government accusing the TBCU of links with the National Liberation Front of Tripura,[1] which would be proscribed as a terrorist organisation in the 2002 Prevention of Terrorism Act

Location[edit]

It is located in Supari Bagan, Krishnanagar, Agartala.

Community[edit]

Pastor :

  • Rev. Rana Kusum Debbarma

Deacons: Deacon Kajal Debbarma & Deacon Abhijit Debbarma.

Committee:

  • Secretary: Mr. Parsuram Debbarma
  • Treasurer:
  • Youth Secretary: Mr. Pitor Debbarma
  • Youth Treasurer: Ms. Elizabeth Debbarma
  • Women Secretary:

Membership[edit]

There are more than 130 registered members.

Affiliation[edit]

The church comes under the Jamilwng Pastoral Circle of the Sadar North Baptist Association of TBCU.

Activities[edit]

Sunday :

  • Sunday school
  • Women's service
  • General service
  • Fasting service

Wednesday :

  • Youth Service

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Bhaumik, Subir (18 April 2000). "'Church backing Tripura rebels'". Calcutta: BBC News. Retrieved 2 April 2012.