Mizoram Deputy Speaker Lalrinawma cleared a fallen tree on his way to visit a village under his Tuikam constituency Credit: EastMojo image

Aizawl: In a video doing the rounds on social media, Mizoram deputy speaker Lalrinawma is seen cutting a fallen tree to clear a blocked village road. The video has now gone viral.

The incident occurred when Lalrinawma, two-time MLA from Tuikam, was on his way to visit a village under his constituency. A fallen tree had blocked the road and its top was stuck. Since the tree could not be lifted aside, it needed to be cut to clear the road.

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The deputy speaker took it upon himself to do the task; he picked up an axe and got into action and cleared the blocked path, said a report by The Morning Bell.

Lalrinawma, the deputy speaker of Mizoram legislative assembly, riding a two-wheeler to work

Lalrinawma is known for his simple acts which reflect his humane side of being a politician. From a simple gesture of clearing a blocked road to humbly riding a bike to work, the deputy speaker has been winning hearts all along.

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After state assembly elections last year, he was seen riding a bike to work instead of opting for the VVIP culture of a red-beacon car. He was accompanied by Champhai North MLA ZR Thiamsanga who was also seen riding pillion on the two-wheeler.

Champhai North MLA ZR Thiamsanga riding pillion on a two-wheeler with Deputy Speaker Lalrinawma in Mizoram last year

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