Kachin leaders welcome Buddhist monk from India

The Kachin Post / December 17, 2019

A prominent Buddhist monk from India’s State of Arunachal Pradesh met Kachin leaders in Myitkyina yesterday, strengthening the relation between Kachin people from both side of the border.

Urang Zau, a chief abbot of Singhpo tribe from India, hold meetings with leaders of Kachin Baptist Convention (KBC) at its headquarter in Myitkyina, according to KBC. Kachin Baptist leaders discussed with visiting monk regarding the unity and cooperation between Kachin from India and Kachin State.

Urang Zau, also known as Prof. Ven. Bhikshu Pannasara is a professor at the department of Buddhist studies from Arunachal University in Namsai, India. Pannasara also visited the Kachin State People’s Party (KSPP) office and met with party leaders as well as Kachin State’s Member of Parliament Maran Ja Seng Hkawn.

Singhpo also known as Jinghpaw language is the lingua franca spoken by various tribes living in Kachin State of Burma, Dehong region in China’s Yunnan province and Arunachal Pradesh in India.