AIZAWL, March 2 -- Mizoram chief minister Lalduhoma on Friday called upon the people of the state to value and promote rich Mizo culture and code of ethics as the northeastern state celebrated Chapchar Kut.

Chapchar Kut is the most important and biggest festival of the Mizos, which is celebrated in March after completion of the most arduous task of Jhum operation (jungle-clearing).

The festival was celebrated with fanfare and cultural fervour in all parts of the state and the grand celebration was held at Assam Rifles ground in Aizawl.

Addressing the event in Aizawl, Lalduhoma, who was the "Kut Pa" or father of the festival on the occasion, said that 'Tlawmngaina,' a Mizo ethic of selflessness, which is the theme of Chapchar Kut, has b...