During the 1960’s there happened an across the board starvation in Mizoram caused by a normal disappointment of the bamboo trim due to mautam. India bombed wretchedly around then to send satisfactory help in time. This prompted the development of a dissent assemble called Mizo National Famine Front. Another gathering rose up out of this dissent amass which was an extremist gathering known as Mizo National Front (MNF) which assumed a vital parts in the coming years hardship soon prompted open resistance. On February 28, 1966, the MNF propelled Operation Jericho under which around 1,500 MNF units overran Lunglei, Aizawl and Champhai areas by vanquishing Assam Rifles work force positioned there. After seven days it was caught again by the Indian armed force.