The Young Mizo Association, Nghathal Branch, Churachandpur celebrated its Platinum Jubilee at YMA Golden Jubilee Hall, Nghathal, Churachandpur on Saturday.
The Mizo community and other tribes of the area attended the programme where the rich Mizo cultural dress, songs and dance were showcased.
The programme started with the beating of traditional gong 75 times by the invited guests and leaders of the association to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Nghathal Branch of YMA. It also witnessed participation from various units of YMA of Churachandpur,and YMA Center leaderships from Churachandpur and Mizoram.
The function was attended as chief guest by Kim Dingdi Khaute, who came in place of her sick father, MLA of Churachandpur assembly constituency LM Khaute, as guest of honour by the MPC president K Vanlalrinliana as president by the president of MZP Churachandpur GF Lalniropuia and as chief host by the president of group YMA, Manipur Lalhmangaihzuala.
The chief guest said that the Mizo people are rich in traditional attires,dances etc. and the YMA are the flag bearers of philanthropic activities that have been emulated by others . She extended the best wishes for YMA Nghathal Branch from her sick father to the organiser.
Other guests spoke about the role of the Mizo community to unity and bring different tribes to have a common goal of oneness. The representative from Young Vaiphei Association and Young Paite Association, Nghathal branch also attended the programme and expressed their best wishes to the YMA, Nghathal Branch on their Platinum Jubilee celebration.