The system of bride price is still prevalent & the youngest daughter usually gets an extra price called 'Nuzum'. Earlier they practiced animism & their God was "Pathien" & sacrifices were offered for his appeasement. Now almost the whole of the tribe is converted into Christianity & they have built churches in their villages & religious rites are performed according to the tenets of Christianity. The Hmars built their villages on hill -tops & houses are constructed on wooden planks. Slash & burn system of agricultural practices is still at large amongst the Hmars.
CEM Debolal Gorlosa, EM for Medical Samuel Changsan along with council cabinet team visited Haflong Civil Hospital where they distributed fruits to patients of the hospital. During the brief visit CEM Gorlosa also inspected the newly shifted emergency room and a 24 X Pharmacy. While inspecting the infrastructure, CEM Debolal Gorlosa also urged the Jt. Director of Health Services Dr. Dipali Barman to look into the matter of referral of patients to Haflong based private nursing home where the poor patient cannot afford to pay the high amount of fees, as the Civil Hospital has all the facilities provided by the government.