Mizoram

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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 (2015 est. pop. 161,201,000), 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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Aizawl (Mizoram), Dec 15 ( ANI ): Mizo National Front (MNF) President Zoramthanga on Saturday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Mizoram state.
Rank, relative proportion (%) of all cancers in females, crude (CR) and age adjusted (AAR) incidence rates per 100,000 person for cancer of the cervix in the population based cancer registries (PBCRs) under the National Cancer Registry Programme of India PBCRs Rank % CR AAR Bangalore 2 15.7 14.3 18.8 Barshi 1 37.0 20.0 22.8 Bhopal 2 17.9 12.0 17.7 Chennai 2 18.5 20.3 22.3 Delhi 2 14.9 12.3 17.4 Mumbai 2 13.2 11.5 13.4 Ahmedabad 2 18.6 6.9 7.9 Kolkata 2 15.7 13.2 12.3 Dibrugarh District 5 6.6 3.8 5.1 Kamrup Urban District 2 14.4 12.8 17.3 Silchar Town 1 20.6 10.6 12.1 Imphal West District 1 15.9 17.2 20.5 Mizoram State 3 13.5 13.7 17.4 Aizwal District 1 15.0 20.6 25.4 Mizoram State excl.
While the term of Mizoram state assembly will expire in December, the terms of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh assemblies are scheduled to end in January.
Votes will be counted in the remote Congress-ruled Mizoram state on Monday.
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Official, Mizoram State Entrepreneurship Development Monitoring Committee (MEDMOC) said, "This programme is meant for grooming the budding entrepreneurs of Mizoram.
ISLAMABAD, June 25, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- At a time when racial attacks against Indian students in Australia have attracted comments from the top leadership in both countries, Chief Minister of Mizoram state in India Pu Lalthanhawla Thursday said he too was a victim of racism - but in his own country.
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He won a seat in the Mizoram State Assembly from both Serchhip and Hrangturzo.
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In all, 142 candidates will contest elections to secure seats in the 40-member Mizoram state assembly.
The port would allow cargo vessels from India's northeastern Mizoram state to Myanmar and Southeast Asia.