Agartala City Baptist Church
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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 and Controversy
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[update] 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, which would be proscribed as a terrorist organisation in the 2002 Prevention of Terrorism Act
It is located in Supari Bagan, Krishnanagar, Agartala.
- Rev. Rana Kusum Debbarma
Deacons: Deacon Kajal Debbarma, Deacon Abhijit Debbarma & Chandra Mani Debbarma.
- Secretary: Mr. Bilas Debbarma
- Treasurer:Mr. Chitta Ranjan Debbarma
- Youth Secretary: Mr. Pitor Debbarma
- Youth Treasurer: Ms. Elizabeth Debbarma
- Women Secretary:
There are more than 130 registered members.
- Sunday school
- Women's service
- General service
- Fasting service
- Youth Service
Notes and references
- Bhaumik, Subir (18 April 2000). "'Church backing Tripura rebels'". Calcutta: BBC News. Retrieved 2 April 2012.