First Seminar Organised by MHA

The first seminar organized by the Association was held at Aizawl Club during June 18-19, 1981 and Mr Darchhawna, President delivered inaugural speech while Lalrimawia, General Secretary delivered key-note address. The programme of the seminar may be reproduced as follows :

June 18, 1981

First Session (11:30 Am – 1:30 Pm)

Chairman : Mr Thanglawra, Principal, Mizoram Institute of Education

Paper Presentation : "Pre-historic and historic migration of the Mizo to their present habitat' by Sangkima & Lalrimawia

Second Session (1:30 Pm – 3:00 Pm)

Chairman : Mr Hranthanga, Joint Director of School Education

Third Session (3:15 Pm – 4:30 Pm)

Chairman : Mr Rokamlova, Principal, Aizawl College

Paper Presentation :'Pre-British social organisation'

By B.Sangkhumi

' Bawi Customs among the Mizos'

By JV Hluna

Rappoteurs :

1. Lalruanga, Lecturer, Mizo Department, Aizawl College

2. JH Pahlira, , Lecturer of History, Pachhunga University College

3. RS Rosangluaia, Museum Curator

June 19, 1981

First Session (10:00 Am – 12:30 Pm)

Chairman : F. Lallura, OSD, State Institute of Education(later SCERT)

Paper Presentation : Inter-tribal feuds and raids to the neighbouring states'

by Lalrinawma & Lianrema

Second Session (1:00 Pm – 3:00 Pm)

There was discussion on the topic of 'Zawlbuk and its implication in Mizo society' and Role of women in Mizo society before Christianity'

Rappoteurs :

1. Zochungnunga, Lecturer, History Department, Aizawl College

2. JH Pahlira, , Lecturer of History, Pachhunga University College

3. JV Hluna , Lecturer of History, Pachhunga University College

The first seminar of the association was attended by the following persons :

1. Sangkima

2. Zochungnunga

3. JH Pahlira

4. K.Zawla

5. Sainghinglova

6. K.Ngura

7. Ngurliana, SA Officer

8. Sainghinga, Pensioner

9. H. Lalliana, DEO

10. Ngurbiaka, District Gazetted Officer

11. B.Sangkhuma, Research Investigator

12. Vanlalnghenga, Research Investigator

13. Sangliana

14. C. Lalzamlova

15. HK Bawichhuaka, Ex-CEM

16. Ranga

17. Lalrinawma

18. Khawlrozama, Lecturer

19. James Dokhuma, Padma Shree

20. VL Fimate, Translator

21. JV Hluna

22. Lalrimawia

23. F. Malsawma

24. Nundanga

25. R. Lalrawna, APO

26. VL Siama, Retired Headmaster

27. Ch.Saprawnga, Ex-CEM

28. C. Laitanga, SRO

29. Thandanga, Youth Coordinator

30. Chhungdenga

31. Lalrinawma

32. RS Rosangluaia

33. HL Malsawma, Lecturer of Mizo, PUC

34. Lalthuama Sailo, SBI

35. Hranthanga, JDE

36. B.Sanghnuna, Director, Rehabilitation

37. Lalruanga, Vice Principal, Aizawl College

38. H.Kailuaia, Instructor, JDE

39. C. Laltanpuii, Instructor, IMF

40. Sapchhunga, Ex-SI of Police

41. Lalchungnunga, Lecturer of Political Science, Aizawl College