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20 Exciting Facts about Mizoram

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20 Exciting Facts about Mizoram: India’s beauty lies in every arch of the said country. Free from British Era, India has reached to the peak of the development in social, economic and cultural field. But, India is the only nation that serves the natural peace within its state, and one such state is Mizoram. 

Lets get in some of the common facts of Mizoram. First of all, it’s the 23rd state in India that lies besides Myanmar. 

Facts about Mizoram

1- Name in the Fame

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Why Mizoram is called as Mizoram? Any gusses?  Well, Mizoram is located on the hilltops in the North-eastern side of India. The literal meaning of Mizoram,  Mizo means the people who stays above the high lands whereas ram means the peice of land or simply the land. Mizo are the people who belong to the ethnics that stay on the hilly land or regions. So, the land of people who stays on high land,  ‘Mizoram’. 

2- The Features of Mizos

The Mizoram is known for its culture, attire, Food, traditional dance and many more. It is also known for its scenic views, mesmerizing climate and soothing atmosphere. 

3- Taste the tempting at Mizoram 

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Indian states are known for its delicious cuisines and so the North Eastern states. The high land staple food includes Rice, chicken and pork. However, if you ever get a chance to visit Mizoram, do try out the dishes like Missa Mach Pura, Torkari Bamboo Shoot Fry, etc. 

4- Explore the ‘Kut’ 

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Chapchur Kut, the traditional type of festival that everyone must enjoy. This is one of the most famous festivals among Mizos. 

5- Witness the Traditional dance forms

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Mizoram is such a state that is famous for folk dance as well.  Witnessing such dance will definitely give you immense pleasure. Some traditional dance forms include Khuallam, Sarlamkai,  Cheraw,  Chawnglaizawn etc. 

6- Aizwal, the capital of Mizoram 

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The city of Aizwal is the capital of Mizoram which is known for its natural beauty and handicrafts materials. 

7- The literall Mizoram 

Did you know that Mizoram is the second most literate state in India after Kerala. Wow,  that’s an amazing facts so far! 

8- Pukzing Cave

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A shouting Cave!  The famous caves with is a major tourists attractions,  Pukzing Cave is located in Pukzing village. It is said that the cave was carved just with a hairpin. This was done by Mualzavata. 

9- That Football Match

The very first Football match was organised by Mizoram Football Association in the year 2012. Eight teams was participated in the same. 

10- The Big Fat Family 

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Mizoram has one big bigger biggest family of Pu Ziona.  This guy has 38 wives and their 89 children’s and has grandchildren too!  The entire family has their records in Guinness Book of World Records. 

11- Vantwang – highest waterfalls

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The more the merrier!  This phrase can be explained well by the immense beauty of Vantwang waterfalls that is an added bonus to the the beautiful Mizoram. 

12- The secret of 300 years

The Mizos are the those migrated people from China before 300 years ago. However  it is just a belief. 

13- Kukis to Mizos 

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Just like Mizoram was known as Burma previously. Same was for the people of Mizos. Yes you heard right. People of Mizos were earlier known as Kukis. 

14- The Official Speaking in Mizoram 

As previously said, Mizos are the literate state,  so you can guess that English is the only language along with Hindi and Mizo. 

15- The world of Bamboo

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Did you know that the state of mizoram is known for its large production of Bamboos.  And that’s why you get the products majorly made from Bamboos.  Isn’t that interesting! 

16- Rat Floods

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Pass on to every 48 years in Mizoram, Mizos suffer from Rat floods which is created by rats. 

17- The blissful Palak Lake

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Considered as one of the biggest lake in Mizoram, Palak lake lies in Saiha district in southern Mizoram. It was built due to destruction of earthquake and floods in Mizoram. 

18- Separation of 1987

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The today’s Mizoram was earlier the part of Assam which got separated on 20th February 1987. Hence,  it was then considered as the official 23rd state of India. 

19- The Wildlife of Mizoram 

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The pleasant state of Mizoram is known for its excellent forest life as 91 percent of Mizo land is the forest that include sanctuaries. And agriculture is one of the popular occupation of Mizos. 

20- The Mizorami Dresses

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Women are known for its dressing sense, so don’t  mess up with them.  Hence,  some of the famous attire for women to wear here are Pan and Puanchei which women wear in several occasions. 

Down the line, there are many other interesting facts that you can grasp by visiting the adorable state. So book your tickets and woo to the state of Mizoram.


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I am Yogendra Bhoir. I am pursuing Masters of Arts in Communication and Journalism (last year). I'm an aspiring journalist and content writer.

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