Lai Autonomous District Council (LADC) is one of the three Autonomous District Councils in Mizoram state in North-east India. It is an Autonomous District Council for ethnic Lai people earlier known as Pawi, living in South-eastern Mizoram bordering Myanmar and Bangladesh. The L.A.D.C. has its headquarters at Lawngtlai town, which is the District Capital of Lawngtlai District. Lawngtlai District has a population of 75,477 persons according to Mizoram Statistical Handbook 2003.
The other two Autonomous District Councils in Mizoram are Mara Autonomous District Council (MADC) to the south and Chakma Autonomous District Council to the west.Thus the three ADCs filled one third of Mizoram in the Southern part of the state.
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