Seven Sisters

Assam :: Arunachal Pradesh :: Tripura :: Mizoram :: Manipur :: Nagaland :: Meghalaya


About Mizoram Perched on the southernmost tip of the north eastern region, Mizoram occupies and area of great strategic importance. It is flanked by Bangladesh on the west and Myanmar on the east of south sharing a total of 722 km international boundary with the two countries. It also shares its borders with three states Assam, Tripura and Manipur. Mizoram became the 23rd state of Indian Union in February 1987. For over two decades, it has experienced peace and steady progress. Mizoram Peace Accord signed in 1986 has the distinction of being the most enduring and successful Peace Accord in the history of Independent India. History of Mizoram The history of Mizoram basically encompasses the account of transition in the occupation of Mizoram which lies in the remotest part of northeast India. It is a conglomerate history of several ethnic groups of Chin people who migrated from Chin State of Burma. Festival of Mizoram Anthurium Festival : Anthurium festival of Mizoram is the most popular festival celebrated in the state. This festival is celebrated to promote tourism. The Anthurium Festival is organized annually by the Tourism Department in collaboration with the Horticulture Department. Chapchar Kut: Chapchar Kut is named after bamboo that has been cut and is drying. This agricultural festival is celebrated before planting begins. Thalfavang Kut: Thalfavang Kut is observed in Mizoram every year, to promote tourism and preserving the cultural heritage of the people. The Thalfavang Kut festival is celebrated in November. Culture of Mizoram The people of Mizoram are of a Mongoloid race related to the Shaans of Burma. The Lushai, Hmars, Paithes, Raltes, Pang, Mara, Lakher, Kukis and Pawis of Mizoram are the tribes who were previously believers of the Pathan (good spirit).


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