P. S. Chawngthu
Mizoram, India
Died2005 (aged 82–83)
AwardsPadma Shri
Mizo Academy of Letters Award

Pahlira Sena Chawngthu (1922–2005) was a Mizo poet, singer, and radio broadcaster from the Indian state of Mizoram.[1]


PS Chawngthu served the Royal Indian Air Force during pre-independence period. Later, he worked as a broadcaster with the Aizawl station of the All India Radio. His poems are included in the curriculum of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).[2]



PS Chawngthu was Born in 1922.[4] Chawngthu died on 2005, at the age of 83.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "AIR Aizawl remembers renowned Mizo song-writer P S Chawngthu". Mizo News. 8 May 2015. Archived from the original on 3 February 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Syllabus". Central Board of Secondary Education. 2015. Retrieved 8 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  4. ^ Joy L. K. Pachuau, Willem van Schendel (2015). The Camera as Witness: A Social History of Mizoram. Cambridge University Press. pp. 379–396. ISBN 9781107073395. Archived from the original on 26 January 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2015.