India opens Zokhawthar immigration check-post in Mizoram

Published on September 02, 2018
India has opened the Zokhawthar land immigration check-post in Mizoram along the border with Myanmar.
India opens Zokhawthar immigration check-post in Mizoram
  • It has been designated as an authorised immigration centre for entry into and exit from India with valid travel documents for all passengers to or from Myanmar. 
  • Zokhawthar will be the second immigration check-post in Mizoram along the Myanmar border after the Zorinpui check-post in Lawngtlai district which was opened in September 2017.

Interesting Details:

  • India shares a 1,643 km-long border with Myanmar which touches Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur and Mizoram.
  • It is the fifth largest after Bangladesh (4,096.7 km), China (3,488 km), Pakistan (3,323 km) and Nepal (1,751km).
  • Earlier in August 2018, India and Myanmar opened the land border crossing at Zokhawthar-Rih.
  • Zokhawthar is in Champhai district of Mizoram, while Rih is in Myanmar’s Chin province.
  • Zokhawthar border trading post is one of the largest trading centres after Mizoram's state capital Aizwal.

Question:

Q. What is the name of the land immigration check-post in Mizoram that India has opened along the border with Myanmar?
a. Rohtang
b. Nathula
c. Zokhawthar
d. None of the above

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