Highlights the ethnological, cultural background and administrative set up of the Mizos, the growth of early politics resulting in the formation of the District Council for the Mizos and the Regional Council for the major tribes, pawi lakher and chakma to manage their local affairs by their own genius. It studies the Mizo National Front, violence, secessionism and counter insurgency measure/ pacification and other political parties/groups, their impact on socio-economic development, electoral politics and voting behaviour. Besides, the constitutional politics resulting in the formation of the union territory of Mizoram/State and government has also been discussed. Developmental-cum-political solution to the vexed problem of Mizoram in particular and National integration in the country in general has been discused.
The book is the first comprehensive research work on the politics and Government of Mizoram and is a excellent piece of work.
Dr. K.M. Mathur, Journal of I.I.P.A., April–June 1987.
Deals with political, social, economic and administrative aspects. Can be termed as an Encyclopaedia on Mizoram..... Broadly covers all aspects of Mizoram past and present.
Shri Hiteshwar Saikia, Governor, Mizoram.
“The book is a very useful study and fills the vacuum on material about the government and politics of the North-Eastern states.”
Nawaz B. Mody, Review Projector, Vol. VIII, Nos. 10–12.