Sinlung /
16 May 2012

Hmars Observe Martyrs’ Day

Hmarkhawlien, Tuithraphai, Haflong, Aizawl - May 16 : In commemoration of the sacrifices made by the HPC for their people, Hmar Martyr’s Day, was observed today in all areas dominated by the community in the states of Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Meghalaya.

The commemorative event is held in Manipur with the Martyr’s trophy (football tournament).

Eye-catching demonstration of traditional dances featuring the heroic conduct of the Hmar men prior to the kick-off while the players, officials and the crowd that gathered on the occasion paid homage to the departed souls.

Hmar households have their traditional shawls flying within their respective compound the entire day to mark their observance of Hmar Martyrs’ day.

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