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AMERICAN LIFE by Michael Mizo

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Zofate zinga US Airforce hmasa ber leh kan neih chhun, MBA leh  US Treasury a hna tha vawng kan neih chhun Michael a article hi khawvel hrang hrang a kan Mizo thalai ten kan tangkai pui ngei beisei in ka rawn post chhawng leh ani e.

Kan Mizo thalaiten lehkha ziak tura min tih hian enge ka ziak ang aw tih ka ngaihtuah a, tichuan ka rilruah “American Life” tih hi a lo lang a. “American Life” chu han ziak vek dawn ila lehkha bu tamtak a ziah theih ang a, mahse chung chu ziak vek lovin, keima experience American life leh thalaite tana tangkai tura ka rinte chauh ka rawn tar lang zawk dawn a ni.

America hi khawvelah ram nuam ber a ni a, a chhan chu a ram a hausak bakah dan hi a that em em vang ni. Civil Rights Act of 1964 hian mi hring inhmuhsit (Discrimination) reng reng hi a phal lova: khawi ram atang pawha lo kal ni mah la, eng sakhua pawh bia mah la, a inhmuhsit theih loh a ni, danin a phal lo. Midang i hmuhsit chuan racist i ni mai. Miin an hmuhsit che chuan court ah i khing thei a, pawisa tam tak i chawitir thei a ni. Hetianga dan tha hi ram dangin an neih ve loh avangin America hi vanram no-te an ti hial thrin. He mi dan avang hian tuna kan president Obama pawh hi president a ni thei a, Obama pa chu Kenya, Africa-a mi a ni a, US-ah University a rawn kai a, Obama nu, American nula nen an innei a, Obama a piang a, chuan a nu nen an inthena Kenya-ah a haw leh daih a, US citizen pawh a ni lo. A fapa chu US president a ni ta daih mai. Hetianga Kenya pa fapa mah US president a nih theih chuan keini Mizo pawh engati nge US president chu kan nih theih loh bik ang! Mizo thalaiho tan i la ang u.

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Lengpui Airport – Ka Ngaihmawh Te

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Kamkeuna
Lunglei khawpuia zin chak em em thin kha, Aizawl khawpuiah tlangnel taka khawsa ve zelin; mang lama kan man phak ngai loh thlawhtheihnaah te chuangin kei a kar hi ka zin kual ve ta zauh zauh a. Tlangval phunchiar tak ka ni nge, midang paw’n an vei a an ziak lang kher lo ka hre law; nge an ziak tawh reng a, ka hmu fuh lo zawk?

Hetia Lengpui Airport ka tlawh ve tak fo hnuah hian ngaihmawh ka nei ve ta fo mai. Thil holam leh te lutuk a nih paw’n ka inphun lungawi vena ni mai teh se.

Ngaihmawh no. 1: Inthiarna
Inthiarna hmun tawp lutuk leh changkang lo lutuk hi state pakhat airport atan chuan a zahthlakin ka hria. Tin, a changkan loh chu thuhran, kan neih chhun tal hi fai taka enkawl ni rawh se.

Ngaihmawh no. 2: Security Hatkora tui zuar

Eizawnna remchang tak a ni; tin state ralmuang kan ni a, a pawi lem lo kan ti thei.

Mahse, airport terminal kan han lut a, danin a phut leh fimkhurna vang zawka security duty thenkhatin, an dinna bula ip an zen mawlh mawlh a, ‘hatkora tui sial hi lei ta che’, an han ti daih zel mai khi chu a lawmawm rualin, hnamdang mit hmuhah phei chuan a inthlahrunawm ka ti ve mai mai. (more…)

Ka lawm e, Mi(sual)-nu!

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Mi(sual) fel tak – Maisek
Khatia hun reilote chhung chama Zoram haw tum ka inpuahchah ve takah chuan, chhungkhat laina hnaite nei mah ila; kan tunlai khawsak dan nen mi ina han thlen ngawt mai kha ka inthlahrung ru khawp mai a. Vanneithlak tak maiin Maisek chhungkuate’n, nikuma an fapa admission buaipuia Bangalore an rawn zin dawn tum a, an thlenna tur ka lo zawnsak ve te mai kha min ngaihhlutsakin min hriatsak tlat mai a. An tawngkam tha ka um ta ngawt mai a ni.

Hei lo liama * hotel
Mahni sum leh pai senga haw ka ni a, hotel-a thleng tura sum leh pai tlahlang kawl ka ni bawk si lo. Ti chuan le, Maisek chenna chu ka pan ve ta ngawt mai le.

Room zau nuam tak (nupui pawh ru chho ta ang ila kan khawsa leng tho ang :-D ) leh thengthaw nuam, felfai taka inrem diam-ah min hruai lut a. Ka ck-na tur laptop a lo chhawp chhuak sa thlap bawk. Hei mai hi duh tawk lovin, room-a thingpui lumna thlengin a chhawp a! Chu mai a ni nem, an nupa ei leh in ang ang min eipui ve zel bawk. Pasal fel leh rilru tluang, kohhran upa kawm nuam tak a nei leh zel bawk si. Ka tlangnel mah mah em aw ka ti rum rum.
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LUNGPHUNLIAN TUMKAWNG

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Khaw hran hran kan fanga, kilkhawr tak tak, mêl lung pawh ina a thlen phak tawh loh na te a ni. Vân paw’n a khuh phak tawh lovang a tih hial khawpa hla a thang vang vang kha kan ni a, an chhûm tepawh a pan hlang tawh, hla tak hi a ni tawp mai. Motor nen a luh chu sawi loh fur lai phei chuan“Siliper” takngial pawh a bun luh theih loh tep zel a, Motor a chuang ê ti lovin, mawng hi kan hung hman ngai mang manglo a, chuan ai mahin nawr kha a thui mah thin. An Jeep chuanman hi cheng zathum leh tharum a ni. Tlan chak lam hi a chuti lua lo khawp a, nu ho thingphur pawn min kal pel fua fua renga, eirawng min lo bawl kep turin thu te kha kan chah lawm lawm thin. Kawng tluanin Bawngkai ho nen kan in “Race” tluan parh a ni hrim a, chak tawka han tlan pelh ve chang te hian kan lawm thei em em mai a, kan han bye bye ve lawp lawp a… a chhak mai ah kan lo tâng leh mai thin, vawi za dawn kan in thlah hman in ka hria!! An khaw kawng te chu a han te lulai khawp a … Pa nuamsa êkin kawng tia lek hian a kaw riak chauh mai a, tih fuh loh changa ip tepui lian deuh ak han tawn fuh phei chuan “Back” ngat ngat ngai hial khawpa tê leh tawt kawng te a ni. Kawngkam hnim te lah Kânchhî-i englo hmul ang mai in kawngpui lamah rawn a buk thla chhûm a, Vangvat kailawn tha tak a lo ni a, Motor chhung atang pawn kan Chabet kâi mawlh mawlh mai zel.
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New Delhi-ah lungthu ka kim

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Kan hre fur hlawmin ka ring, kan khaw (Sihphir) bula Lungdai awm thu hi. Chu khaw hmu lova thih ka hlauh thin zia kha. Mahse, kan hma lam hun hi kan va hrelo tak em! Chutiang miin kan ram khawpui ber a vawithum ka’n kal thei ta mai hi. Ka thiltih chu ropui lo hle mahse, keini ang mi vantlang hnuailam leh khaw hmuh zauh thlahlel em em tu’na ka thleng thei hi chhiartu tam takte in kal fo tawhna leh in chen mekna a ni tih hre kur mah ila zep thei ka ni lo. Chuvangin, ka zin dan chanchin tlem azawng ka’n tarlang ang e:

Uttar Pradesh khawpui Lucknow-ah khuan ka putea (ka nu chhang chiah) hi missionary-in a awm ve a, chu hmuna zin chu vawi tam ka tum hnuah remchang takin kalna chance ka nei ta hlauh mai, chumi chungchang chu ka sawi tum ber a ni lo bawk a ‘tichuan hlim takin Lucknow-ah chuan ka zin ta a’ tiin duhtawk phawt mai ang.

Lucknow meuh thleng ta chu khawvel thilmak pasarih zinga lang ve fo Taj Mahal, khawvela thlan in ropui ber te zing a mi, hmangaihnaa sak chu thlen ve hram ka duh. Puteate’n min kalpui hman silo. Remchang min dap puiin Etawah lama Mizo pastor hnathawk in Lucknow-a meeting pawimawha a rawn kal chu remchangah ka zui ta a, Etawah atang chuan Taj Mahal awmna Agra khua chu hnai te a nih tawh bawk avangin chuta thlen chu ka tana thil remchang tak a ni reng mai.

‘Etawah atang chuan Taj Mahal chu ka va tlawh ta a, a manhla ngei mai’ tiin duhtawk leh phawt ang. Ka Taj Mahal tlawh zo chu kan pastor-te inah bawk chuan ka innghat leh a; a tuk zinga kan pastor-te nena kan inbiak hmasak ber chuan ‘Nizanah kannu nen kan lo sawi dun a; Delhi hi tlawh la kan duh. Remchang I hmu tawh kher lo maithei a,’ min ti a nih chu. Puteate kha chuan anmahni’n min kalpui theih siloh avangin kal lo mai turin min duh kha a ni a.
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Mi ramah zawng lunglen a na e

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Vanneih thil thu in Malaysia khawpui Kuala Lumpur ka tlawh ve a. The PETRONAS, Twin Tower of Kuala Lumpur hi an khawpui landmark lar ber te zing ami a ni. Sean Connery leh Catherina Zeta Jones te film channa a lo lang kha. Petroleum Company building a ni awm e.

Kuala Lumpur atanga 60 kms (?) a hla, Genting Highland hmun hi tlangram a ni a. An motor kawng laih dan hi a tha dangdai ve khawp mai. Lane 2 in, one way in an lai a. Tlang lam dep hi a lane 1 zawk aiin a sang hret a. Fel fai takin chhuk lam leh chho lam kawng hi a in then phak mai a ni.

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German Ral Run

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Written by Vawmphunga

Indopui hmasa (1914-1918) vel laia kan Mizo tlangvalte French ram kal chanchin Pu J.F. Laldailova’n (L) tha tak maia a lo record thap mai hi a hluin a ropui kan ti tak zet a ni.

Mizo tlangvalte hi Aizawl atangin Silchar ke in an kal a. Duarbon phai an thleng a, sihal zan vak tin tur an hmu a, an han au khum ta ruih ruih mai te leh Silchar atanga an rel chuang mak an ti lutuka, nui ni silo tap ni bawk silo, zai pawh ni hek lovin an au ta chuah chuah mai a ni awm e. Bombay an thlenga, tuipuiah lawnglian chungah France ram an pan ta a ni. Han chhiar teh u le.


As told to JF Laldailova

Lawng ruak lianpui “Akbar” an tihah chuan leihlawn indawh-ah kan kal kai chho ta nguah nguah mai a. “Life Belt” an tih, thing laimu zang chia an siam tuia pil theih lohna tur hi min pe theuh a. “Hei hi eng tik lai pawhin keng rawh u, lawng a keh palh hlauh pawha in invenna tur a nih hi,” an ti a. Mi 1,500 lai lawnga kan han luh hnu chuan lawng chu tuiah a lo inphum hniam ta deuh a. Kan pawla mi Sawleng khua Khuaia chu thlem ngaihna awm lek lo hian a tap ta chiam mai a. “Tukverh leh vaukam lungrem inzawl dan khi ka chhinchhiah kiau a, lawng hi a la pil tial tial a ni. Hetianga mi tihhlum tum tho tho si engati nge kan chhungte’na kan ruang an hlawm phakna hmun Aizawlah khan min tihhlum law law lo ni? Ka lung a va awi lo tak em!” a ti thin a. Darkar khat lai hnu pawha a la pil tak lohna chuan a thlem ban theih ta chauh a ni.

Vaukam atanga khawpui lan theihna mel khat velah chuan kan lawng chuan min tawlh chhuahpui ta a. Chutah chuan ni khat lai kan cham a. A tuk leh tlai lamah chuan lawng chhungril chu a ri ta tlut tlut mai a. Buh in-thumrawn ang deuh hian thawm a nei a. “Lawng a kal a ni e,” an ti a. A chhunga awm tan chuan a kal tih pawh a hriat si lo. A nakinah chuan a chhawng chungnungah chuan ka han leng chhuak ve e, ka ti a. Khawpui kha han hmuh leh mai ka tum ngawt a, tui hlir, tui hlir a lo ni mai si a. Lehlam ka va thlir leh, tuipui chunga ni tla tur hi amah chuahin a lo awm ta luang luang mai a. Khawmual reng reng a lang ta lo va. Kan piah lawka sairawkherha perh phak awm lekah hian kawlkil chu a lo awm ta ruih mai ni hian ka hria a. Ka rilru a mangang ve ta a. Aizawl Chanmari pheia min tah hawm hawm lai ka hmuh te khan ka nuih a za mai a. Tuipui zau -a kan han kal ta meuh chu min lo tah leh ta se, “Ka pui ve mai awm mang e,” ka ti rilru a.
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Zomi France kal thu

Sunday, May 26th, 2013


Zogam hi British sawrkar in kum 1895 daih atang tawh in a lo awp a. Chung hunlai chuan British in ram tamtak an awp(colonised) a ni. Nitla seng loa roreltu ti hial khawpa khawvel hriat lar a ni. Kum 1914-1919 chhung khan England leh Germany an indo a, khawvel indopui pakhatna tia hriat a ni bawk. England lam chu tamtak thi in tangka pawh 900 million pound lai an hloh a ni. England chu France nen inkawpin an awp ram atangin tanpuina an dil hlawm a. Heng ram atangte hian Kuli tur an la a ni: 1.Egypt 2.Fiji 3.India 4.Malta 5.Mauritius 6.Seychelles 7.British West Indies 8.South Africa leh 9. China. Khatih lai khan Burma leh India chu ram pakhat an la ni. Zogamah tanpuina dil turin Mawlaik atangin Deputy Commissioner D.D.F.O. Lower chu kum 1917 January thla chawlhni hmasa berah Tedim a lo thleng a. Khatih laia lal pu Hau Cin Khup hnenah tanpuina chu a dil a. Chuan Zogam atangin mihring 1033 an awm thei ta a. Heng mite hi kum 1916 a London War Committee thurel angin kuli(Labour Corps) atana tih an ni. Tedim ah thla thum chhung hnathawh dan tur an zirtir hmasa phawt a. Chuan May 27, 1917 ah Tedim chhuahsan in France an pan ta a ni.

1917 May 27: Zing dar 10:00 ah Tedim atanga chhuakin Dimlo-ah an riak a ni.
1917May 28: ah Dimlo atangin Thaangpi-ah an riak.
1917May 30: Tulsuk atanginin Kawlpi-ah an riak.
1917May 31: Kawlpi atangin runlui (Chindwin) an thleng.
1917 June: Run lui atangin Lawng in Myanyanah an pan a zan thum hnu ah an thleng.
1917 June 8: Myanyan atangin Yangon an thleng.
1917 June 9: Yangon atangin Lawng in an kal.
1917 June 13: Tlai dar 5:00 ah India Khawpui Culcutta an thleng
1917 June 24: Tlai dar 5:00 ah Culcutta atang chuan train in Bombay an pan.
1917 June 28: Tlai dar 6:00-ah Bombay an thleng
1917 June 29: Tlai dar 3:00 China lawngin France an pan zel
1917 July 14: Tlai dar 5:00-ah Eden an thleng
1917 July 17: Eden atang chuan Lawngin Egypt ram Suez Canal an pan a ni.
1917 July 21: Tluang takin Suez an thleng
1917 July 26: Tlai dar 6:00 ah Suez atangin Train in an chhuak
1917 July 27: Zing dar 8:00 ah Egypt ram Alexandria khawpui atangin an thleng a tlai ah chhuak leh nghal in Toronto an thleng
1917 August 6: Toronto atangin train in an chhuak leh
1917 August 14: France Khawpui Marselles an thleng
1917 August 24: Marselles atangin train in an chhuak leh
1917 August 27: England leh Germany indona hmunpui Bikot Camp an thleng ta a ni. Vanduai thlak takin kawng lak(India) ah mi pakhat a thi a ni.
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KA ZINNA RAM

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Kei hi zin vah hrat ve tak mai, zinna tur hun remchang a awm chuan bawh pelh mang lo thin hi ka ni ve a. Hmun hrang hrang, khaw  hrang hrang hi ka tlawh kual ve nual tawh mai a. Heng ka zinna ram thenkhat te hi chu nuam ve tak tak te pawh an nih ve lain a thenkhat te an nawm na sawi tur reng reng awm lo te pawh a ni ve nawk hlawm tho mai a. Mak ka tih deuh deuh lah ka hmu hnem ve nangian bawk. Tuntum chu ka zinna khaw pakhat chanchin kan sawi ve hrim hrim teh ang.

Hemi tum a ka zinna khua hi khawpui ve deuh mai pakhat hi ani ve a. Rei cham tum a zin ka ni lem lova, a khaw chinchang hriat tum ve pah leh zin thengthawt pah a kal ve mai mai ka ni a. A khua hi tlangram chhengchhe ve tak mai ani a, motorin kan kal a, a khua kan han lut tan chu fur lai lo ni ve deuh bawk nen an kawngpui chu National highway e tilo chuan chhe neuh neuh hi a lo tam phian mai a, a then lai te chu zau tha tak tak leh mam tha tak tak te an nih lain a then lai te chu chei hnum loh leh enkawl ngun loh tih hriat tak mai hian an metal road te chu a lo khawk nian nuan hlawm  mai a, a then lai a diak nal em em a chutihlaiin thenkhat lai te chu a khu nasa leh viau angreng lawi a. Chutiang chuan engtin tin emaw an khawpui chung chu kan han chuang lut ve ta hlawl mai a. Rinai tak chuan an khawpui chu a lo pui ve phian mai a, mahse an khawpui chhung chu atir atanga ruahmanna fel tak awm lo a duh duh dan a a rem lai lai a a neinung deuh hovin in an sak tih hriat  tak mai hian in leh in chu awmze nei vak lo hian a lo in tawksir khup mai a, an kawngpui te lah chu a zim ang hu ah lirthei lah chu an kawngpui phu lo hian a tam lehnghal a.

Tichuan thlenin tur chu ka han zawng ve ta nawk nawk a. Ka lo hriat dan chuan he khua hi tunhma chuan khaw nuam tak mai, mikhual pawhin thlenin an hnawn mai mai ngailohna ni a an sawi thin niin ka lo hria a, mahse chutia chhungte leh hmelhriat nei lemovin thlenna tur ka han zawng ta chu rinnain a lo  vang phian mai a. Thlenna tur ka hmu mai dawn tawh lo emaw ka tih lai chuan veng pakhat , veng mawng lampang deuh a chhungkaw pakhat chuan min lo thleng duh ta hlauh mai a, ka lawm kher mai. Ka thlenin tur ah chuan ka innghat ve ta rawih mai a. Ka han intifai a, rinai tak chuan ka thlenin te chu an lo tha phian mai a. An chhungkua chu an pa ber hovin a nupui fanau ten en a khawsa an ni a. Fapa tlangval ve tan tawh leh fanu tleirawl leh an te ber hmeichhe naupang kum 12 mi bawr vel hi an ni a. An pa chuan sawrkar hna chhete a thawk ve a, an nu erawh in lam a enkawl a, an fa te chu lehkha zirlai vek an ni a. Chhungkaw khawsa thei tak chu ni lo mahse chhungkaw pangngai tak chu an ni ve a. An pa ber chu a tawng duh ve viau mai a . Zanriah kan han ei zawh chuan chinchang te sawi in kan titi vel mai mai a, ka chanchin te  leh eng ti tur a ran kal nge ka nih tih te min zawh hnu chuan an khaw chanchin chu a tlangpui chu min hrilh chho ve ta a.
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Kodai ram nuam | கொடைக்கானல்

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Kodai lake


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