In the homogenous world of Mizo television, everyone from Prerna in Ekta Kapoor’s Kasautii Zindagii Kay to Elsa in Disney’s Frozen speaks fluent Mizo. But behind this vernacular crossover is a network of people: translators, dubbing artistes and editors. This is how they do it.
The main reasons behind the severe number of HIV diagnosed cases in Mizoram are unsafe sex, followed by sharing of needles and syringes by drug users and sexual intercourse between homosexual partners, according to the Mizoram State Aids Control Society.
The Kuki Organisation for Human Rights Trust (KOHRT) -- a Manipur-based organisation of the Kuki tribe -- has alleged that the current political climate was promoting religious intolerance and affecting the Christians.
Campaigning has come of age in the state with the use of social media platforms like Facebook and Whatsapp. Campaigning via TV and radio was done as previous years, however this time social media was used extensively to woo younger voters.
BJP and Congress had formed a coalition in the Chakma Autonomous District Council in the state and had formed its executive committee. The coalition had faced a setback after some Congress members withdrew support to the BJP-led CADC.