The Department of History, Pachhunga University College in collaboration with Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya (IGRMS), Bhopal organized two days National Seminar on Cultural Heritage of Mizoram on 21-21 March, 2019 at Pachhunga University College, Aizawl, Mizoram.
At the inaugural function held at Seminar Hall, PUC on 21 March, 2019 Dr. Lalbiaksangi Chawngthu, Vice Principal delivered welcome address. Prof. S.K Chaudhuri, Director, IGRMS addressed the gathering by highlighting the importance and the purpose of the seminar. Prof. Sajal Nag, Deparment of History, Assam University presented a keynote address. Dr. Rohmingmawii, Coordinator of the seminar proposed vote of thanks. The function was entertained with a solo from Ms. Vanlalhlimpuii (Hlimhlimi), a reknown artist in Mizoram.
The inaugural function was followed by Plenary session. The resource persons were Prof. J.L Dawar, Former Professor, Department of History and Ethnography, Mizoram University presently from New Delhi and Prof. P.Thirumal, Dean, S.N School of Arts and Communication, Universiy of Hyderabad. The presentation of the resource persons were responded by Dr. Cherrie L.Chhangte, Assistant Professor. Department of English, Mizoram University and Dr.Lalruatkima, Assistant Professor, Academy of Integrated Christian Studies (AICS), Aizawl.
The first day of the seminar was concluded with Cultural Evening Programme. Chhawkhlei Cultural Club, Pachhunga University College and Cultural Troupe from Assam presented Mizo and Assamese cultural dances.
The second day of the seminar was held at Life Science Seminar Hall, Pachhunga University College, Aizawl.
Fifteen research papers were presented in this national seminar.As per the information gathered from Dr.Rohmingmawii, Coordinator, the paper presenters were from different institutes across the country which were: Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, University of Hyderabad, Assam University, Lady Irwin College, New Delhi, Mizoram University, Deccan College, PGRI Pune, Pachhunga University College, Govt. T.Romana College, Aizawl, Academy of Intergrated Christian Studies, Aizawl and Govt.Hrangbana College, Aizawl.