Aizawl: The momentous interval and reminiscences of the declaration of Mizoram’s independence from the Indian union 56 years in the past didn’t die down and are nonetheless recent among the many Mizos even because the hilly northeastern state celebrated the thirty fifth anniversary of its statehood. The day, which falls on March 1, is commemorated as ‘Mizo Nationwide Day’ in Mizoram. 

On March 1, 1966, only a few minutes previous midnight of 28 February, the erstwhile underground Mizo Nationwide Entrance (MNF) led by legendary Laldenga declared independence towards India, after launching coordinated assaults on safety forces and installations in several components of the Mizo district (now Mizoram) in undivided Assam, which dragged the area right into a 20-year-long armed battle for sovereignty.

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