DIMAPUR, June 11 - The Diocese of Kohima today favoured maintaining status quo by not reopening religious places immediately. Bishop of Kohima James Thoppil, in a release, said a decision in this regard would be taken after holding wider consultations.
Meanwhile, he requested all concerned to maintain status quo and not to reopen the religious places.
The Bishop�s statement follows the Nagaland Government�s decision on Wednesday to allow religious places and places of worship in the State to reopen. However, the Government�s decision is subject to adherence to certain conditions and provisions.