I ‘ve always thought Mizos in Kolkata are hard to find in the online world. May be they quite invaded the IRC channels where I do not set foot. I ‘ve met a lot(Mizos) online but never anyone from Kolkata.
Doing a search of domains (using namedroppers.com) containing the words “kolkata” and “mizo”, there is one domain kolkatamizostudents.org and there is a website alive! It’s the website of Kolkata Mizo students. Welcome aboard! Finally, a Mizo community website based out of Kolkata.
Your first destination – the photo gallery Registered on Nov 22, 2007! Quite new! No wonder we did not know it exists.
A quick search on Orkut reveals there exists Kolkata-Mizo community with 121 members, far behind BANGALORE MIZO (200 members) and Chennai Mizo (181 members).
Delhi Mizo has 248 members and Delhi Mizo Zirlai Pawl (DMZP) community alone has 124! Considering Chennai shouldn’t have more than 400 Mizos, it’s surprising Chennai Mizo community has 181 members!
Whatever, I still think Kolkata Mizos have lesser presence on the Internet (at least the areas frequented by Mizos beside IRC).
What could be the reason? Could it be it’s geographical closeness to Mizoram having less or no need to get online to connect with other Mizos?
Recently, two Mizos girls from Kolkata who are in Bangalore for an intern at The Leela Palace hotel came over and seeing me opening misual.com, they asked “What is this thing! Our classmate used to receive emails from misual.com”. Unwilling to let the cat out of the bag, I said “uhhh he must subscribing (to our rss-email newsletter)”
I also tried calcutta+mizo on namedroppers.com. None.
On the other hand, whos.amung.us maps shows misual.com visitors are pretty much spread out across all corners of India. See the picture:
Anyone from Kolkata?
Also, I found less than two month old guwahatimizo.org.
This was future posted on May 2. Community member number was as of May 2.
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