Context: There had been an influx of Myanmar nationals into Mizoram, India, due to the ongoing civil war in Myanmar (between the Myanmar Army and pro-democracy militias in the western Chin State)
The civil war in Myanmar originated from a military coup in February 2021, overthrowing the civilian government and leading to widespread protests and resistance. Ethnic armed groups in Myanmar have varied responses to the coup, with some supporting the pro-democracy movement, while others maintain ceasefire status with the junta.
About Myanmar (formerly Burma):
It is a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos and Thailand. Yangon (formerly Rangoon), the country’s largest city, is home to the gilded Shwedagon Pagoda, which contains Buddhist relics and dates to the 6th century