Mizoram

Mizoram

ABOUT MIZORAM

The Mizoram name is derived from Mi (people), Zo (lofty place, such as a hill) and Ram (land) and thus Mizoram implies “land of the hill people”.

♦The Capital of Mizoram is Aizawl.

♦The Official Languages of Mizoram are Mizo, English.

♦Mizoram became the 23rd state of India, a step above Union Territory, on 20 February 1987 with Fifty-Third Amendment of Indian Constitution,1986.

♦The people living in the Mizo Hills were generally referred to as the Cucis or Kukis by their neighbouring ethnic groups which was also a term adopted by the British writers.

  1. AIZAWL

Aizawl is the largest city of Mizoram. Aizawl is also the Capital of Mizoram. Aizawl is also known as “Home of Highlanders”. It is famous for culture, hills and Nature. The Major attraction of Aizawl is Hmuifang.

# HMUIFANG

Hmuifang is located in Aizawl city of Mizoram state. It is a Famous tourists sport. It is a hill state type which is just near mountainside.

The traditional crafts of Mizoram are weaving and cane and bamboo work. The Mizo women weave intricate traditional designs on their looms. Worth mentioning are the shawls that have tribal clan motifs woven into them and are passed down the generations.

The state has rubber, coffee and tea plantations. It is rich in coal, limestone and natural gas.

Music of Mizoram mainly comprises of both songs and musical instruments. The folk music occupies an eminent place among the traditional music of Mizoram.

The main religion in Mizoram is Christianity. The religion of Christianity plays in shaping the socio-cultural life of the people of the state.

The cuisine of Mizoram differs from that of most of India. Rice is the staple food of Mizoram, while Mizos love to add non-vegetarian ingredients in every dish. Fish, chicken, pork and beef are popular meats among Mizos. Dishes are served on fresh banana leaves. Most of the dishes are cooked in mustard oil. Meals tend to be less spicy than in most of India. Mizos love eating boiled vegetables along with rice. A popular dish is bai, made from boiling vegetables (spinach, eggplant, beans, and other leafy vegetables) with bekang fermented soya beans or Sa-um, a fermented pork and served with rice. Sawhchiar is another common dish, made of rice and cooked with pork or chicken.

WHY VISIT THIS PLACE

Mizoram is a must-visit place for nature lovers as there are quite a few hill stations, wildlife reserves, rivers and valleys and scenic accommodations in the state, providing a pleasant ambience.

LIST OF DESTINATIONS IN MIZORAM

  • AIZAWL
  • SAIHA
  • MAMIT
  • CHAMPHAI
  • LUNGLEI
  • LAWNGTLAI
  • SERCHHIP

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