Lalthangfala Sailo
Mizoram, India
Known forWritings, Social work, Education
Spouse(s)Lalhrimi Sailo
ChildrenNgurzidinga Sailo, Ngursangliana Sailo, Ngurhlunchhunga Sailo, Ngurzikpuii Sailo
Parent(s)Dohleia Sailo (L),
AwardsPadma Shri, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award on playwright, Bharat Adivasi Award, Pu Buanga Award

Lalthangfala Sailo is an Indian educationist, short story writer, playwright and a former president of the Mizo Academy of Letters.[1][2] He is a former deputy registrar at the Mizoram campus of the North Eastern Hill University.[3][4] He has written several articles in Mizo language[5] and has published several books including AIDS dona thawnthu tawi, ral hlauhawm chu (Short stories),[6] Zo kalsiam,[7] Liandova te unau leh Sangi ingleng (plays),[8] and Ainawn, the preface of which has been written by Laltluangliana Khiangte.[9] The Government of India awarded him the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2009, for his contributions to Education.[10]

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  1. ^ "Sailo, Lalthangfala". WorldCat Identities. 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Group stumbles on unsung Mizo heroes". The Telegraph. 18 July 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  3. ^ Lalit Kumar Jha (1997). Shifting Cultivation. APH Publishing. p. 194. ISBN 9788170247432.
  4. ^ K. K. Upadhyaya (1989). Semi Primitive Economy of an Indian Village. Mittal Publications. p. 98.
  5. ^ B. Nivedita (2002). "Deliberate Mistranslations?". International Forum for India's Heritage. Archived from the original on 23 February 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  6. ^ Lalthangfala Sailo; C Sangzuala; Laltluangliana Khiangte (1996). AIDS dona thawnthu tawi, ral hlauhawm chu. Health and Family Welfare Services & Mizo Academy of Letters. p. 189. OCLC 51088204.
  7. ^ Lalthangfala Sailo (1997). Zo kalsiam. Mizo Academy of Letters. p. 270. OCLC 55679508.
  8. ^ Lalthangfala Sailo (1969). Liandova te unau leh Sangi ingleng. Sailo. p. 60. OCLC 6304044.
  9. ^ "The Principal – Prof.(Dr.) Laltluangliana Khiangte". Serampore College. 2016. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 15 February 2016.
  10. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2016.

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