Vareishum Kamkara: The man who pastored 10 churches over 50 years in the Northern Tangkhul region

Pastor Vareishum in April 2016. He and his friends made baskets to support themselves.

Early Life

Pastor Vareishum Kamkara was born on December 28, 1928, in Nungbi Khullen Village, Ukhrul, Manipur, India. His parents were animists, as were most Tangkhul Nagas at that time.

When Vareishum was 14, his mother passed away. His father struggled to take care of their children. Six months after the death of his mother, Vareishum’s father died from malaria and he and his siblings became orphans.

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