The state of Mizoram in India is divided into * divisions as follows:
Districts of Mizoram
After the 1986 signing of the Historic Memorandum of Settlement
between the Government of India and the Mizo National Front, Mizoram
was granted Statehood on February 20, 1987 (as per the Statehood Act
of 1986). Mizoram became the 23rd State of the Indian Union.
The capital of Mizoram is Aizawl. The Mizoram State Legislative
Assembly has 40 seats. Mizoram is now represented at the Parliamenty
by two MPs, one in the Lok Sabha and the other in the Rajya Sabha.
Mizoram has witnessed vast constitutional, political and
administrative changes in recent years. The traditional
chieftainship was abolished and the District and Regional Councils
(created under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution of India) gave
a substantial measure of local control. Today the Lais, Maras, and
the Chakmas have separate Autonomous District Councils. The Village
Councils are the grassroots of democracy in Mizoram.
Mizoram is divided into 8 districts: