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Mizoram, earlier known as Lushai Hills was a district of Assam since its annexation in 1891 by the British Indian Administration till it’s upgradation as Union Territory of Mizoram in 1972. In pre-colonial era, Lushai Hills (Mizoram) was politically independent territory which was the domain of the Chiefs and was free from political domination of any outside forces. Mizoram was infested by insurgency for two decades with the declaration of independence of Mizoram and formation of the Provisional Government of Mizoram by the Mizo National Front (MNF) on 1st March, 1966 and insurgency came to an end with the signing of the Mizoram Accord on 30 June, 1986. Subsequently, Mizoram was accorded the status of statehood on 20 February, 1987 and it became the most peaceful state of India. Mizoram since District Council era was a law-abiding territory and lawless activities were very uncommon even in the past.

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