The Kuki-Mizo language, is spoken natively by the Mizo people in the Mizoram state of India, the Mizo and Kuki Communities of Tripura, Chin State in Burma, and the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh. The Mizo language belongs to the Kukish branch of the Sino-Tibetan language family. The numerous clans of the Mizo had respective dialects, amongst which the Lushai (Lusei, by Mizo themselves) dialect was most common, and which subsequently became the Mizo language and the lingua franca of the Kuki people due to its extensive and exclusive use by the Christian missionaries.The Mizo language is related to the other languages of the Sino-Tibetan family. Under the Directorate of Kokborok & Other Minority Languages, the Government has constituted the ‘Kuki-Mizo Language Advisory Committee’ on 17th Dec, 2012 to take necessary steps for the uplift of Kuki-Mizo language. The Kuki-Mizo have no script of their own. The Kuki-Mizo had adopted the English alphabets (Roman script) for any sort of documentations and writings.
According to census 2011 the Kuki-Mizo population is 10,965 & 5384; Total - 16349, scattering in some districts of Tripura.
Kuki-Mizo language is introduced as a subject in some notified Schools where Kuki-Mizo students are studying by the Govt. of Tripura. Whereas, in Jampui hills it is a medium of instruction.
The Directorate of Kokborok & Other Minority Languages has published Teachers Hand-book for Kuki-Mizo language class IX-X during the FY 2022-23. Teachers Hand-book for Kuki-Mizo language class XI-XII has also been prepared and will be published duting the FY 2023-24. 04 nos.books Kuki-Mizo language of various writers have been purchased by the Directorate of Kokborok & OML.These books have been distributed among Kuki-Mizo language community school students where Kuki-Mizo language is being taught as asubject.. Apart from this, the Directorate of Kokborok & OML has been regularly publishing Kuki-Mizo language literary magazine "RENGZO" for encouraging literary activities in Kuki-Mizo language.
Presently, Kuki-Mizo language is being taught upto Higher secondary level in the following schools -
|List of Schools where Kuki-Mizo Language is Taught -|
|Sl. No.||Name of School||Type of School||District||Language taught upto|
|1||Hmawngchuan J.B. School||JB School||North Tripura||I-V|
|2||Hmunpui J.B. School||JB School||North Tripura||I-V|
|3||Tlangsang RP J.B. School||JB School||North Tripura||I-V|
|4||Sabual BP J.B. School||JB School||North Tripura||I-V|
|5||Darkhuang J.B.School||JB School||North Tripura||I-V|
|6||Phuldungsei RP J.B. School||JB School||North Tripura||I-V|
|7||Vaisam S.B. School||SB School||North Tripura||I-VIII|
|8||Tlaksih S.B. School||SB School||North Tripura||I-VIII|
|9||Bangla S.B. School||SB School||North Tripura||I-VIII|
|10||Maheswas RM S.B. School||SB School||North Tripura||I-VIII|
|11||Phuldungsei S.B. School||SB School||North Tripura||I-VIII|
|12||Vanghmun H.S. School||H.S.School||North Tripura||I-XII|
|13||Tlangsang H.S. School||H.S.School||North Tripura||I-XII|
|14||Hmawngchuan H.S. School||H.S.School||North Tripura||I-XII|
|15||Hmunpui H.S. School||H.S.School||North Tripura||I-XII|
|16||Jampui H.S.. School||H.S.School||North Tripura||I-XII|
|17||Sabual H.S.School||H.S.School||North Tripura||I-XII|
|18||Kawnpui RP H.S.School||H.S.School||North Tripura||I-XII|