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Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
Year : 2020, Volume : 11, Issue : 1
First page : ( 19) Last page : ( 28)
Print ISSN : 0975-6795. Online ISSN : 2321-5828.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2321-5828.2020.00004.2

Evolution of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and its Constitutional Basis

Prof. Doungel Jangkhongam*

Department of Political Science, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram, Pin-796004

*Corresponding Author Email: jdoungel@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2020.


The paper attempts to trace the evolution of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) and the migration of Chakma in Mizoram. It analyses the status of the Chakmas in different periods, such, as pre-colonial, colonial and post-independent era. It also traces the demand of Autonomous District Council by the Chakmas and evolution of the CADC. It critically examines the factors, responsible for the emergence of the Autonomous District Council for immigrant Chakmas. It is also analytically discusses the constitutionality of the CADC and amendment of the Sixth Schedule for emergence of the CADC.



Autonomous District Council, Sixth Schedule, Chakma, Mizoram, PLRC, CADC, Lushai Hills.


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