Thursday, July 7, 2011

25 Years of Peace in Mizoram Since Mizo Accord

The Mizoram Assembly today unanimously adopted an official resolution expressing happiness over 25 years of peace and tranquility in the state since the signing of the Mizo Accord.

State home minister R Lalzirliana said that the Mizo Peace Accord was the most successful one in the country as real peace followed its signing and Mizoram became one of the most peaceful states in the country.

During a discussion on the resolution, moved by parliamentary affairs minister Lalsawta, ruling Congress members praised Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla for sacrificing his chief ministership in 1986 for the sake of peace.

Lalduhoma of the Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP) urged all political parties not to use militant groups during elections to ensure that peace in the state was not disrupted.