Aizawl: Mizoram on Sunday accomplished 35 years of statehood after the signing of a Mizo peace accord between the Union authorities and Mizo Nationwide Entrance (MNF), the erstwhile underground headed by late Laldenga in June 1986.
Because the day falls on Sunday this yr and as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, no official capabilities have been held to have a good time the statehood day.
Chief Minister Zoramthanga greeted and wished the folks on the event of statehood day. He urged them to have a good time of their personal respective locations as no official perform may very well be held to mark the event as a result of it’s Sunday.
He mentioned that Mizoram obtained a peace accord signed in 1986 and after a yr Mizoram attained statehood in 1987. He mentioned that the federal government of India has given a statehood with particular safety to the folks of Mizoram in February 35 years in the past.
“I want that on at the present time the folks of Mizoram will keep in mind how the state with all particular safety comes into being and the way a lot we’ve harvested benefits earlier than getting the statehood. Due to this fact, on this thirty fifth anniversary of statehood, I convey my greatest needs and greetings to the folks of Mizoram,” Zoramthanga mentioned in his message.
Mizoram’s first statehood day was inaugurated by then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on February 20, 1987 because of the peace accord signed between the Union authorities and Mizo Nationwide Entrance (MNF) on June 30, 1986, which ended 20 years-long insurgency within the northeastern state.
Subsequently, Mizoram grew to become the 23rd state of India on August 14, 1987 after the President gave his assent to a invoice to make Mizoram (then union territory) a full-fledged state.
In the meantime, many necessary leaders and dignitaries, together with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Residence Minister Amit Shah greeted the folks of Mizoram on the event of statehood day.
“Greetings to the folks of Mizoram on their Statehood Day. India takes nice pleasure within the vibrant Mizo tradition and the contributions of Mizoram to nationwide progress,” Modi mentioned in a tweet.
“I pray for the nice well being and well-being of the folks of Mizoram,” he mentioned.
Union Residence Minister Amit Shah additionally greeted the folks of Mizoram on the event of their statehood day.
“Lengthen my heat needs to the folks of Mizoram on their statehood day. Mizoram is thought for its vibrant tradition and superb folks, passionate concerning the nation’s progress. Could the state proceed scaling new heights of growth,” he tweeted.
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