Mizoram 2018

MNF surging ahead in Mizoram with leads in 21 of 40 seats

Scene at MNF headquarters in Aizawl.   | Photo Credit: Rahul Karmakar

The Mizo National Front (MNF) is surging ahead having a lead in 21 of the 40 seats in Mizoram Assembly while the ruling Congress is trailing way behind, according to the latest trend.

The Congress is leading in six constituencies, Election Commission sources said. The Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) is leading in 10 seats and the BJP is leading in one seat.

Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla is trailing behind ZPM’s chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma in Serchhip. He is also trailing behind T.J. Lalnuntluanga of the MNF in Champhai South seat. Finance Minister Lalsawta is trailing in the Aizawl East-II behind MNF nominee Robert Romawia Royte.

BJP candidate and former minister Dr. Buddha Dhan Chakma is leading by over 1,000 votes against MNF nominee R.M. Chakma in Tuichawng seat in south Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district.

Former assembly speaker Lalchamliana of the MNF is ahead of Cooperation Minister and the lone woman legislator Vanlalawmpuii Chawngte in Hrangturzo seat.

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