Saitual district

Saitual district is one of the eleven districts of Mizoram state in India. Saitual district became operational on 3 June 2019.[1]

Saitual district
Location of Saitual district in Mizoram
Location of Saitual district in Mizoram
CountryIndia
StateMizoram
HeadquartersSaitual
Government
 • Lok Sabha constituenciesMizoram
Demographics
Time zoneUTC+05:30 (IST)
Websitesaitual.nic.in

HistoryEdit

The Demand for Saitual District had started from 1974.[2] The Citizen Committee was established in 1993. The Saitual District Implenting Demand Committee consisting of several civil society groups[3] who staged demonstrations for Demanding a full fledged district.[4] Saitual District was finally created on 12 September 2008.[5]

ToponymyEdit

The district is named after its headquarters Saitual.

TransportEdit

The Distance between Saitual and Aizawl, the state capital is 77 km and is connected with regular service of Buses and Maxicabs.[6]

DivisionsEdit

The district has three Legislative Assembly constituencies. These are Chalfilh, Ṭawi and Lengteng. There are thirty seven inhabited towns and villages in this district with10,219 Families with 50,575 people residing in them. There are 25,607 Men and 24,968 women respectively. The District Capital has 2,457 families with a population of 11,619 residing in them.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hnahthil DISTRICT CELEBRATES FORMATION". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 12 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Saitual DC leh SP lawmna hun buatsaih". Vanglaini. Retrieved 16 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Saitual District Implementing Demand Committee, tlawmngai pawl hrang hrang leh Political Party hrang hrang \angrual in vawiin khan Saitual khawpuiah Lungawilohna ni an hmang". Zonet. Retrieved 16 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Protest over new district". telegraphindia. Retrieved 16 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "MINISTER R LALZIRLIANA'N SAITUAL DC OFFICE HAWNG, SAITUAL DC LEH SP HMASA BER LAWMNA BUATSAIH". DIPR Mizoram. Retrieved 16 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Aizawl to Champhai". Mizoram NIC. Retrieved 29 August 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "District thar 3-ah mi 1,15,424 an awm Saitual district-ah mihring an tam ber". Vanglaini. Retrieved 12 March 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)