Mizoram Holidays in 2020

Mizoram Holidays in 2020 Mizoram holidays in 2020 list is exclusively prepared by AstroSage to notify you about all the major happenings and events taking place in this North eastern state during the year 2020. One of the members of the seven sisters, Mizoram is often referred to as the songbird of North east. Scenic locations and the vibrant ethnic representation, Mizoram is a dreamy place, which will serve as the perfect vacation spot for you. Meanwhile, the majority of the population residing in this area is tribals which include the Paite, Pang and Hmar tribes.

Just like the other north easten states too, festivals play an important role in shaping the bond of brotherhood between the natives. Needless to say, the most vibrant colours come into the forefront during the festive season as the vast cultural diversity comes into the forefront as the natives get a chance to take part in their archaic traditions and rituals. Undoubtedly, the most appropriate time to visit this state is during the festive season. Hence, to make things more convenient for you, we have come up with a list of the major Mizoram holidays in 2020, which includes all the major happenings and festivals if the state during the year 2020. In the next section of this write up, we have also provided some important info about the Mizoram holidays in 2020. Without further delay, let us have a look at the catalogue of Mizoram holidays in 2020.

Mizoram Holidays in 2020

Date Day Festival
January 2, 2020 Thursday New Year Holiday
January 11, 2020 Saturday Missionary Day
February 20, 2020 Thursday State Day
June 15, 2020 Monday YMA Day
June 30, 2020 Tuesday Remna Ni
July 6, 2020 Monday MHIP Day

Note: The dates in this table are tentative and subject to change, as per the government norms.

Let us now have a detailed look at the Mizoram holidays in 2020 and find out some interesting trivia about them.

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New Year's Holiday - The first holiday to be mentioned in the list of Mizoram holidays in 2020 is New Year’s holiday, which is celebrated on the second day of the new year. As the new year begins, people are given a chance to rejoice so that they can start the year on a good note. While welcoming the Gregorian New Year, natives add some flavour to the celebrations and take part in merry making together with friends and family members. Since, most of the population inhabiting in Mizoram happens to be the followers of Christinaity, many of them also attend the Church service on this day to seek blessings from the Lord. The beautifully decorated churches and the streets are quite a visual to spectate.

Missionary Day - A popular regional day off in the list of Holidays in Mizoram 2020, Missionary day is celebrated in memoriam of the day when two Welsh missionaries arrived in the state almost a century ago. Almost all the government offices, schools and colleges remain closed on this day. The arrival of these two Missionaries namely Rev J H Lorrain and Rev F W Savidge, resulted in the conversion of most of the Mizo people to Christianity. Consequently, a Presbyterian Church was established in the northern part of the state and a Baptist Church got formed in the Southern region of Mizoram.

Also Read : List of Christian Holidays 2020

State Day - The day on which Mizoram attained its statehood is known as its Statehood day and an important Mizoram holiday in 2020. Previously, the state was a part of Assam until the year 1972 when it was given the status of a Union Territory and carved out from Assam. Finally, as per the fifty-third amendment of the Indian Constitution, it was given the status of a state on February 20, 1987. Ever since then, the entire state has been celebrating its Statehood Day on the twentieth day of February.

YMA Day - The next one to be included in the list of Mizoram holidays in 2020 is YMA Day which is quite a crucial day for the state of Mizoram. The Young Mizo Association, famously known as YMA, happens to be one of the biggest Non Profit Organizations of Mizoram. This particular festival came 15 June, 1935. Ever since then, this day has been celebrated as the YMA Day every year. This organisation done its necessary bit to preserve the diverse cultural heritage of Mizoram. Hence, it is quite an important day for the inhabitants of Mizoram.

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Remna Ni - Remna Ni, which is also known as anniversary of the peace accord signed between the Mizo National Front and the central government is known to be a prominent event and also to find a place in the list of Mizoram Holidays in 2020. As a result of this peace accord, the insurgency which had been prevailing in the state for a period of 20 years came to an end ultimately. This particular peace accord was signed between MNF President Laldenga and R D Pradhan, who was the Union Home Secretary. Later on, Laldenga went on to become the interim Chief Minister of Mizoram.

MHIP Day - The last one to be mentioned in the list of Mizoram holidays in 2020 is MHIP Day. Also known as The Mizo Hmeichhe Insuihkhawm Pawl, the MHIP is one of the biggest voluntary organisations to come into existence in Mizoram. The primary goal of this institution is social welfare and it has achieved its goal in a commendable manner. On the 6th of July 1974, this organisation was established and ever since then, the folks of Mizoram have been observing its anniversary on the 6th of every July.

We hope that you like this article of ours on Holidays in Mizoram 2020. May you have a bright and prosperous year ahead!!

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