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Chapchar Kut festival of Mizoram began today

  • Today, the Chapchar Kut festival of Mizoram began at Assam Rifles Ground in Aizawl. It is one of the biggest and most important festivals of Mizos.
  • On the occasion, The State Art & Culture Minister of Mizoram R. Lalzirliana welcomed all Mizos people to participate in this festival.
  • About Chapchar Kut,
    - It is the most popular spring festival, which had been started in 1450-1700 A.D in Suaipui village. It was firstly revived in 1962 in Aizawl (Capital of Mizoram).
  • Highlights of Chapchar Kut Festival,
    - In this festival, Traditional bamboo dance 'Cheraw' and other dances will be performed. It attracts thousands of people from across the state.
    - The Theme of the festival is 'Promotion of Mizos' culture and moral code'.
    - This festival also includes an exhibition based on Painting, Photo, Handloom, and Handicraft.
  • About Mizoram,
    i) Governor - P. S. Sreedharan Pillai.
    ii) Chief Minister - Zoramthanga.
    iii) Deputy Chief Minister - Tawnluia.

Published On : 06 Mar 2020

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