Mizoram CM Zoramthanga (extreme left) with other leaders of the erstwhile underground Mizo National Front in this file picture

Aizawl: Mizoram residents came together to observe the 33rd anniversary of the signing of the historic Mizo Peace Accord between the Union government and the erstwhile underground Mizo National Front, on Sunday.

The Mizo Accord was signed on June 30, 1986 ushering in an era of peace after two decades of insurgency and unrest in the state.

Mizoram CM took to Twitter to mark the occasion. “Today marks the 33rd year of the signing of the historic Mizoram Peace Accord.This time tested tranquility we enjoy can only be attributed to God’s grace and the commitment of Mizos to preserve it.Let Mizos count our blessings and ceaselessly pray so that peace and harmony endure,” he tweeted.

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Robert Romawia Royte, who is currently the sports and youth services, tourism and information and communication technology minister of Mizoram, urged everyone to unite for continued peace and harmony. “Today is the 33rd Anniversary of signing of the Mizo Peace Accord betwwen Mizo National Front & Government of India which makes Mizoram the most peaceful state. Let us all unite for continued Peace and Harmony. Peace Pays,” Royte, who is also the owner of Aizawl FC, tweeted on Sunday.

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