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Aizawl, September 23 – The 28th Hmar Students’ Association (HSA) Executive Council Meeting convened at AISHC, Khatla Aizawl, Mizoram, on September 23, 2023. The gathering marked an essential milestone in fostering unity, addressing welfare concerns, and charting the course of action for the Hmar community. The meeting commenced with a warm welcome from the Assembly Speaker, followed by solemn prayers and reflections for the families of martyrs. The assembly’s traditions and values were upheld through the meticulous attendance of delegates.
The HSA General Headquarters presented a comprehensive report detailing its performance and achievements thus far. Subsequently, a detailed account of the accomplishments and activities of all HSA Joint Headquarters and branches was reported. Notably, the meeting featured an in-depth discussion of the welfare of Hmar students and the broader Hmar population amidst the ongoing conflict between the Meitei community and the Kuki-Hmar-Zomi communities.
Fostering Unity and Strengthening the HSA
One of the key objectives of the 28th HSA Executive Council Meeting was to reinforce the unity and cohesion of the Hmar community. The HSA, as the apex student body for the Hmar tribes, plays a vital role in fostering solidarity and addressing the collective concerns of the community. The meeting provided a platform for representatives from various Hmar regions and branches to come together, share experiences, and chart a path forward.
The Assembly Speaker’s welcome address set the tone for a productive and harmonious meeting. The silent prayers and remembrances of martyrs served as a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by individuals for the Kuki-Hmar-Zomi cause. This solemn opening underscored the importance of unity and collective action.
Comprehensive Performance Updates
The HSA General Headquarters delivered a comprehensive report on its performance and activities. This report shed light on the organization’s accomplishments, challenges, and future goals. It provided valuable insights into the work undertaken by the HSA to advance the interests of the Hmar community.
Additionally, a detailed account of the activities and achievements of HSA Joint Headquarters and branches across various regions was presented. This comprehensive overview highlighted the collective efforts and contributions of Hmar students and community members in various areas, including education, culture, and social welfare.
Addressing Ongoing Conflicts
A significant portion of the meeting was dedicated to discussing the ongoing conflict between the Meitei community and the Kuki-Hmar-Zomi communities. The Hmar community has been impacted by this conflict, and the meeting provided an opportunity to critically deliberate on the welfare of Hmar students and the broader Hmar populace.
Delegates engaged in thoughtful discussions about the challenges and implications of the conflict, as well as potential avenues for resolution and peace-building. It was recognized that the HSA plays a crucial role in advocating for the rights and well-being of Hmar individuals affected by the conflict. The meeting served as a platform for strategizing and formulating action plans to address these pressing concerns.
Passing Resolutions for a Stronger HSA
The second session of the meeting involved the passing of various resolutions aimed at strengthening the Hmar Students’ Association and enhancing its impact. These resolutions encompassed a wide range of topics, including organizational structure, advocacy initiatives, and community outreach. Each resolution was carefully considered and voted upon to ensure consensus and alignment with the HSA’s mission and objectives.
Additionally, the meeting emphasized the importance of addressing issues at the pan-Hmar level, acknowledging that certain concerns require a unified approach. The delegates recognized the significance of a cohesive Hmar community in navigating challenges and pursuing opportunities.
Charting a Course for the Future
As the 28th HSA Executive Council Meeting concluded, the Hmar community emerged with renewed unity and determination. The meeting’s discussions and resolutions underscored the HSA’s commitment to advancing the welfare and interests of Hmar students and the broader Hmar populace.
The challenges posed by ongoing conflicts were acknowledged, but the HSA’s resolve to work towards peace and prosperity for the Hmar community remained unwavering. The meeting served as a testament to the strength and resilience of the Hmar people, as they continue to navigate complex issues while striving for a brighter future.
In the days ahead, the HSA will carry forward the momentum generated by the 28th Executive Council Meeting, leveraging its unity and commitment to make a positive impact on the lives of Hmar individuals and communities.