Aizawl, Oct 4: Amid strong enthusiasm and exuberant mood the 76th Rising Day of the Hmar Students’ Association (HSA) was celebrated in Aizawl which was attended by people from different walk of life.
Organised by the Hmar Students’ Association, Joint Headquarters, Aizawl, the event held at I & PR Auditorium on 3rd October was graced by R. Vanlalvena, MLA & Chairman ZOHANDCO as chief guest. While Sinlung Hills Development Council (SHDC) Chairman, Hmingchungnunga attended the celebration as guest of honour.
Speaking on the occasion, R. Vanlalvena lauded and thanked the leaders of the ethnic student body for inviting him in such big event. He said that the Hmars are one of the major tribes among Mizo communities that vividly known to be the owner of Mizoram. He however regretted for the fact that the Hmars although a major tribe are gradually relegated to the background. He also expressed concern for the pace of development in SHDC, the area purchase neurontin canada largely inhabited by the Hmars in Mizoram and reasoned that the development process could not be expedite perhaps due to non-receipt of fund or effective utilization of the same by the leaders.
Former president of MZP, R. Vanlalvena urged the students to work hard, be sincere and strive for success.
The rising day celebration was also attended by leaders of several student bodies including MZP and MSU.
The first session was no doubt a joyous moment with various artistes in Mizoram such as Rualthankhuma Chhakchhuak (A- Grade radio artist), Juliet Hnamte, Caroline Biakthansangi, Lalruatdiki Margy Lalremruati, Rosy Vanlalhlani, Lalremkimi and Mary Sungte enthralling the audience with their mesmerizing numbers.
The second session which witness career seminar awareness received well response from the students. Lily Sangpui, M.Phil scholar and guest lecturer, MZU and Kapremvel Pulamte, Auditor, AG, Govt. of India have had paper presentation and talked on competitive examinations and various job opportunities both in India and abroad.