Community in news: Zo People
Part of: GS Prelims and GS – I – Society & GS- II – International Relations
- Zo community was recently in news.
- A Mizoram-based group representing the community has petitioned Indian President and Prime Minister to impose sanctions on military-ruled Myanmar.
Important value additions
- The Zo people are an ethnic group of India, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
- They are known as “Chin” and “Zomi” in Myanmar, and “Mizo”, “Zomi “and “Kuki” in India.
- In north-eastern India, they are present in: Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Assam.