Chin National Day celebrated in Singapore

Published on February 16, 2015

Under the aegis of Chin Christian Fellowship, Singapore, the 67th anniversary of the Chin National Day (CND) was celebrated in Singapore on February 15, 2015. The program was attended by different Chin-Kuki-Mizo cognate tribes.

Among others, cultural dances and live concert were performed.

The CND has been officially celebrated on February 20 to mark the end of hereditary feudal system (chieftainship) that brings about modern democratic system of administration in the Chin hills. The first CND was celebrated in Mindat town on February 20, 1951 with U Nu, the first Prime Minister of free Burma, attending the occasion.

The state level CND in Hakha, Chin state capital, will be attended by Myanmar President Thein Sein on February 20.

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