75th Republic Day of India celebrated at Kamalanagar

Kamalanagar, January 26, 2024: The 75th Republic Day of India was celebrated with great fervour at Kamalanagar, the headquarters of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) on Friday. The Chief Guest of the occasion, Pu Lalneihthanga Colney, MCS, SDO (C), Chawngte, unfurled the national flag during the ceremony at Kamalanagar playground. The event saw the presence of CADC Councilors, officials from CADC and the State government, Village Council representatives, and leaders from local NGOs.

Nine contingents, including the NCC unit of Govt. Kamalanagar College, participated in the impressive march-past. The celebration was further enhanced by vibrant cultural dances performed by artists from the Art & Culture Department, CADC, and members of the Young Mizo Association, Chawngte-P.

In his address, Chief Guest Pu Lalneihthanga highlighted the developmental accomplishments of various departments under Chawngte Sub-Division during 2023-2023 which included road infrastructure, healthcare, education, social welfare, water supply, food and civil supplies, rural housing, and power and electricity.

A short programme held earlier at the CADC Secretariat premises was graced by Dg. Sundor Muni Chakma, Deputy Chairman, CADC, as the Chief Guest, alongside Executive Members, MDCs, high-ranking officials, and staff. The Chief Guest in his address expressed gratitude to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and other members of the drafting committee of the Constitution for ensuring justice, liberty, equality, and fraternity. He attributed the existence of the CADC to the visionary leaders who drafted the Constitution.

Dg. Sundor Muni Chakma congratulated the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) on forming the government with an absolute majority in Mizoram. He expressed confidence in their ability to fulfill the hopes and aspirations of the State. He also thanked the State government for releasing additional fund amounting to Rs. 26,56,86000 against salary of CADC employees for the months of November and December 2023. He expressed hope for the continued cordial relationship between CADC and the State Government of Mizoram. Commending the current Executive Committee of CADC under the leadership of Dg. Rasik Mohan Chakma, CEM and MLA, 36-Tuichawng Constituency, he appreciated its efforts in fostering development across all fronts while highlighting some notable achievements during 2023-2024, including fund allocations for social welfare, environmental initiatives, flood relief, and financial assistance for piggery and poultry farming.