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ARUNACHAL PRADESH, MIZORAM STATEHOOD DAYS

PM Modi greets people of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram on Statehood Days.

Important points:

  • Both states attained statehood on 20 February 1987.
  • The Mizo hills area became the Lushai Hills district within Assam at the time of independence. Further, in 1954 it was renamed the Mizo Hills District of Assam.
  • Mizoram was given UT status in 1972.
  • The Union Territory of Mizoram was conferred the status of a full state after the signing of a memorandum of settlement (Mizoram Peace Accord) between the Central government and the Mizo National Front, ending a two-decade-old Insurgency.

 

SOURCE:PIB

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