Art & Culture

25th Anniversary Of Chakma Mahila Samiti Celebrated

Kamalanagar, August 22, 2016: The Chakma Mahila Samiti (CMS), an association of the Chakma women in Mizoram which was registered on 22/08/1991 celebrated the completion of its 25 years. The Samiti was formed in 1981 on the occasion of 1st Kathin Chibar Dhan celebration at Kamalanagar for the welfare of Chakma woman of Mizoram and to protect their rights and privileges.

Dgb. Mallika Chakma a retired teacher and founder President of the Samiti graced the occasion as its Chief Guest. Earlier in the morning she unveiled the Silver Jubilee memorial stone and hoisted the flag of the association. There was devotion service at Mohamuni Buddha Vihar followed by distribution of eatables to the patients in the Hospital. Continue reading

70th Independence Day Celebrated in Kamalanagar

Kamalanagar 15 August 2016: Dr. Buddha Dhan Chakma, Minister of State graced the official celebration programme of 70th Independence Day at Kamalanagar as its chief guest. Thousands of people poured in from all around Kamalanagar and nearby villages to witness the programme held at Kamalanagar football playground.

As many as 18 parade contingents represented by different schools and CRPF Battalion participated in the ceremonial march past. Dr. B. D. Chakma observed the ceremonial inspection of all the parade contingents. Udaygiri Higher Secondary School and Public School, Kamalanagar were adjudged first and second in the March Past. Continue reading

CADC Censor Committee Screens Video Album

Kamalanagar, 14 June 2016: The CADC Censor Committee for the first time screened a video album, titled “Hoshpana Monsaap” produced by Dangubi Rita Chakma. The screening found objection with two shots in the title song of the album being vulgar and imposed cuts.

The meeting of the Committee decided to draft a guideline based on which the screening will be conducted. All private as well government albums, documentary, film etc. produced in CADC will be subjected to screening before mass production for circulation or sale. All such works must bear the certification from the Censor Committee before their release whose display will be mandatory.

45th CADC Day Celebrated

Kamalanagar, 30 April 2016: The Chakma Autonomous District Council completed 44 years yesterday. On 1st April 1972 the Pawi-Lakher Autonomous Regional Council was trifurcated into Chakma, Lakher and Pawi Autonomous Regional Councils which were further upgraded into Autonomous District Councils on 29th April 1972. Continue reading

Four MDCs of Chakma Council Sworn-in as Executive Member

Kamalanagar, 20 November: The remaining four Executive Members of the new Executive Committee of Chakma Autonomous District Council were sworn-in today. With this the Executive Committee of CADC gets to full strength of eight members including the Chief Executive Member.

The MDCs who were sworn-in as Executive Member are Dangu Parimal Chakma, Dangu Buban Kumar Chakma, Dangu Amit Kumar Chakma and Dangu Purna Muni Chakma. They were appointed by His Excellency the Governor of Mizoram on recommendation of the new Chief Executive Member Dangu Kali Kumar Tongchangya. Continue reading

CADC Celebrated 69th Independence Day

Kamalanagar, 15 August, 2015: The 69th Independence Day was celebrated at Kamalanagar, the headquarter of Chakma Autonomous District Council. Dangu Dr. B. D. Chakma, Minister of State graced the official celebration programme held at Kamalanagar football playground as its chief guest.

The national flag was unfurled at about 10 am to the chorus chanting of the national anthem.

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44th CADC Day Celebrated

Kamalanagar, April 29, 2015: Chakma Autonomous District Council completes 43 years today. In the year 1972, on this momentous day, the Chakmas living along a narrow strip of south western part of Mizoram within the then Pwi-Lakher Regional Council were put under an autonomous district council under the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution of India to allow them to safeguard and promote their distinct ethnic and cultural identity. However, an equal number of Chakma population remained outside the ambit of the Council to the north western part of Mizoram.

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24th Chakma Mahila Samiti Day Celebrated

Kamalanagar, August 22: The Chakma Mahila Samiti (Chakma Women Association) celebrated its 23 years of its formation today at Art & Culture Hall, CADC.

The CMS was formed in the year 1991 with the objective to address women related issues of the community besides rendering social services. The Samiti takes pride in the contributions it has so far made towards the community and especially with the free medical camps it has been organizing in villages with help from BODHI, an Australia based voluntary organization.

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68th Independence Day Celebrated In CADC

Kamalanagar, August 15: India’s 68th Independence Day was celebrated today at Kamalanagar in CADC. Dangu Dr. Buddha Dhan Chakma, Hon’ble Minister graced the celebration as its chief guest.

The celebration which was organized in the Kamalanagar foot ball playground witnessed the display of routine march past by parade contingents of different schools of the locality. There were presentations of colourful cultural items by students of different schools.

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