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Chapchar Kut Festival Celebrated Across Mizoram

Chapchar Kut, the grandest festival in Mizoram, resonated throughout the state with vibrant traditional customs and jubilant festivities. Thousands of attendees converged upon the Assam Rifles Ground – Lammual – in the heart of Aizawl city, filling it to its capacity. The event featured a rich display of Mizo community traditions and culture, highlighted by traditional songs and captivating cultural dance performances, making it a day-long celebration to remember.

Preservation and Promotion of Mizo Cultural Heritage

  • Mizoram Chief Minister Lalduhoma emphasizes the importance of preserving and promoting Mizo cultural heritage.
  • Addressing a gathering at the Chapchar Kut festival, Lalduhoma highlights the significance of cultural preservation.

The Essence of Chapchar Kut

  • Chapchar Kut, the biggest festival of the Mizos, celebrates unity and resilience after the completion of the Jhum operation.
  • Originating in the 15th to 17th century in Suaipui village, Chapchar Kut embodies the spirit of collective joy and celebration.

Reviving Mizo Culture

  • Lalduhoma laments the dilution of Mizo culture due to external influences.
  • Urges people to cherish their heritage and uphold traditional values like ‘Tlawmngaina’ (selflessness) amidst modern challenges.

Addressing Contemporary Issues

  • Lalduhoma confronts social challenges including high rates of cancer, AIDS/HIV prevalence, substance abuse, and divorce.
  • Calls for collective efforts to combat social evils and work towards lasting peace and prosperity in Mizoram.

Cultural Celebrations and Unity

  • Chapchar Kut celebrations feature traditional performances like the bamboo dance, “Cheraw”.
  • Serve as a source of pride, fostering camaraderie and unity among the Mizo community.


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