Fear of the Devil holding up census in Mizoram

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    http://sify.com/news/fear-of-the-devil-holding-up-census-in-mizoram-news-national-kgqlkdhgbjj.html

    This is interesting...

    Aizawl: The fear of the 'Beast' or the Devil in the Christian-dominated state of Mizoram has caused almost 1,000 families to refuse to enroll their names in the National Population Register (NPR) taken up along with the Census 2011 here from May 15.

    The dread stems from Chapter 13 Verse 17 of the Book of Revelations in the Bible which says "... and that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark or the name of the Beast or the number of his name."
     

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