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Mizoram

(mĭzôr`əm), state (2001 provisional pop. 891,058), c.8,000 sq mi (20,720 sq km), NE India, in the Mizo Hills, bordered on the east and south by Myanmar, on the west by Bangladesh and Tripura, on the northeast by Manipur, and on the north by Assam. The capital is AizawlAizawl
or Aijal
, city (1991 pop. 155,240), capital of the state of Mizoram, NE India. Situated on a ridge in the Mizo Hills that is 3,500 ft (1,067 m) high, Aizawl is an important trade center for the surrounding area. Indigenous handicrafts are produced.
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. The Mizos, the main ethnic group, are closely related to the Chins of Myanmar. More than 80% of the population is Christian. Mizoram is governed by a chief minister and a cabinet responsible to a unicameral elected legislature and by a governor appointed by the president of India.

Once part of AssamAssam
, state (2001 provisional pop. 26,638,407), c.30,000 sq mi (77,700 sq km), extreme NE India. Dispur is the capital. Almost completely separated from India by Bangladesh, Assam is bordered by Nagaland and Manipur on the east, Mizoram, Tripura, and Meghalaya on the south,
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 state, Mizoram became a union territory in 1972 and a state in 1986. Secessionist factions have been active in Mizoram; before the creation of BangladeshBangladesh
[Bengali,=Bengal nation], officially People's Republic of Bangladesh, republic (2005 est. pop. 144,320,000), 55,126 sq mi (142,776 sq km), S Asia. Bangladesh borders on the Bay of Bengal in the south; on the Indian states of West Bengal in the west and north, Assam
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, India accused Pakistan of aiding secessionist movements in the area. The Mizo rebellion was officially ended by negotiated settlement in 1985. Smaller ethnic groups have complained of domination by the Mizos, which has fueled armed anti-Mizo movements in the state.

Mizoram

 

a union territory in India. It was formed in 1972 from part of the state of Assam (the Mizo Hills district). Area, 21,200 sq km; population, about 400,000. The territorial capital is Aijal.

Mizoram

a state (since 1986) in NE India, created in 1972 from the former Mizo Hills District of Assam. Capital: Aijal. Pop.: 891 058 (2001). Area: about 21 081 sq. km (8140 sq. miles)
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human rights lawyer and the lead author and editor of "Seeking Refuge: The Chin People in Mizoram State, India.
4) The Mission works among different people like the Chakma tribe, the Arakan tribe, the Nepalis, the Reang tribe (Tuikuk), the Meithei in and around Mizoram state show a very slow progress over 50 years.
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In all, 142 candidates will contest elections to secure seats in the 40-member Mizoram state assembly.
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The port would allow cargo vessels from India's northeastern Mizoram state to Myanmar and Southeast Asia.
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