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Model Emily's Mizoram Lockdown Diaries

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Last updated on: April 09, 2020 19:32 IST
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Lockdown postcards from the north east...

Charming Emily Chenkual is a model from Aizawl, the beautiful capital city of Mizoram.

She is also an advocate practising at the local district court.

And a passionate animal lover.

Emily tells us what she has been up to during the national lockdown.

 

IMAGE: Emily at home. Photograph: Kind courtesy Emily Chenkual

 

SEE: Emily has a message for Rediff.com readers from locked down Aizawl. Video: Kind courtesy Emily Chenkual

 

IMAGE: Doesn't this remind you of the cover of the Beatles's Abbey Road album? Photograph: Kind courtesy Armand Malsawmdawngzela

 

IMAGE: Street scenes from drastically altered Aizawl -- travelling from Mission Veng via the Thakthing bus stand and Kulikawn road. Photograph: Kind courtesy Armand Malsawmdawngzela

 

IMAGE: The desolate main market at Dawrpui in Aizawl, where on normal days everything from banana leaves to toys can be found. Photograph: Kind courtesy Armand Malsawmdawngzela

 

SEE; A short but adventurous ride through the main market in Dawrpui. Video: Kind courtesy Emily Chenkual

 

IMAGE: "In our lovely Aizawl, during this lockdown, on Palm Sunday we worshipped God and offered our prayers from the balcony or terraces of our homes," says Emily. Photograph: Kind courtesy Reuben Dika

 

IMAGE: "All of Mizoram offered their prayers like this on Palm Sunday." Photograph: Kind courtesy Reuben Dika

 

IMAGE: Aizawl glows magically at night. Photograph: Kind courtesy S K Chhakchhuak

Feature coordination and production: Rajesh Karkera/Rediff.com

 

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