Aizawl (zoramobserver.com): Mizoram marks the 31st anniversary of the historic Mizo Peace Accord Day or Remna Ni on Friday.
The state government has declared public holiday to mark the celebration. All government offices, educational institutions and commercial banks shall remain closed on this day and special programme would be organized by different political parties and groups to mark the celebration of Remna Ni across the state.
Meanwhile, Mizoram Governor Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma greeted and extended his warmest felicitations and best wishes for a prosperous future to the people of Mizoram on the occasion of the 31st anniversary of the historic Mizoram peace accord day.
The Governor urges the people to remember in great reverence those who laid down their lives for the cause of peace and harmony in Mizoram.
On his message, Sharma has invited the people of Mizoram to utilize this peace and harmony to the fullest on the special occasion.
He said that Mizoram has shown progress and has many achievements to its credit in the last 31 years after the peace accord was signed between government of India and the erstwhile underground Mizo National Front (MNF) on 30 June, 1986. The immediate dividend of this agreement was conferment of statehood on the Union Territory of Mizoram to become the 23rd state of India on 20 February 1987, he added.
The Governor also invites the youth of Mizoram to follow a healthy lifestyle and take active part in the ‘Healthy Mizoram Campaign’, abstaining from different vices such as abuse of drugs, alcohol and tobacco, as they are the future of the State. He further compliments the people of Mizoram for maintaining this hard-earned peace in the state.