Thursday, April 2, 2009

Consolidation of British power in the Mizo hills

The Mizo's are Lushai"s came into prominence s recently on account of the uprising in the Mizo hills in March 1966. The early history of the Mizo's is not known with certainity but it is widely held by various authorities that their ancestors were migrants from the Chin hills of Burma. The migration of the Mizo's was force on them by the stonger clans of Burma. Dislodged from the Chin hills , they established themselves in the Mizo hills in the later part of the 18th century . Their territory lies between the borders of burma and Chittagong hill tract of present Bangladesh.

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