Aizawl: Hundreds of Mizo youths Monday donated blood and helped the needy people as Young Mizo Association (YMA) Day was celebrated all over the state and neighbouring states.
YMA Day has been celebrated on June 15, but it was observed today as the day fell on Sunday.
YMA members in every locality and village undertook their priorities as in some places planting of tree saplings, cleaning their villages, constructing poor people`s houses and distribution of money to poor people and patients in the hospitals were taken up.
YMA was formed on June 15, 1935 by English Christian Missionaries and local leaders as Young Lushai Association (YLA) and the name was changed to YMA in 1947.
It remained the largest social-based organisation of the Mizos.