Mizoram Assembly Election Results 2023 updates | ZPM gets majority with 27 seats; CM Zoramthanga loses from Aizwal East-1

Zoram People’s Movement crossed the halfway mark with 27 seats, MNF reduced to 10 (9 wins, 1 lead) in 40-member Assembly

December 04, 2023 05:30 am | Updated 04:25 pm IST

Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) workers celebrate party's lead during counting of votes for the Mizoram Assembly elections, in Aizawl, on December 4, 2023.

Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) workers celebrate party's lead during counting of votes for the Mizoram Assembly elections, in Aizawl, on December 4, 2023. | Photo Credit: PTI

Indian Police Services (IPS) officer Lalduhoma-spearheaded Zorom People’s Movement (ZPM) is all set to be forming the government in Mizoram. They would be unseating Bhartiya Janta Party’s (BJP) ally Mizo National Front (MNF) in the Christian-majority Mizoram. At the time of writing, ZPM had secured 27 seats in the state constituent assembly – much ahead of the MNF (9), BJP (2) and Congress (1). Counting in Lawngtlai West constituency was still ongoing. 

Mr Lalduhoma is expected to meet the governor on Tuesday and stake claim to form the government. Chief Minister Zoramthanga lost the Aizawl East-I seat to Lalthansanga of Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) by 2,101 votes, as votes were being counted for the Assembly elections in Mizoram on Monday, according to the Election Commission (EC). Earlier in the day, the ZPM crossed the halfway mark (15 wins and 12 leads).

Deputy CM Tawnluia also lost to ZPM candidate W. Chhuanawma in the Tuichang seat by a margin of 909 votes. Health Minister R. Lalthangliana was trailing in the South Tuipui seat, and ZPM candidate Jeje Lalpekhlua was leading. ZPM’s CM candidate Lalduhoma was leading in the Serchhip seat.

The prominent ZPM winners include the party’s CM face Lalduhoma who bagged the Serchhip seat by defeating his MNF rival J Malsawmzuala Vanchhawng by 2,982 votes.

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    MIzoram CM Zoramthanga will be meeting Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati at 4 p.m. on Monday to tender his resignation, officials attached to his office said.

  • December 04, 2023 13:44
    Chief Minister Zoramthanga loses Aizawl East-I seat to ZPM’s Lalthansanga

    In a big blow for the ruling Mizo National Front, a constituent of the BJP-helmed NDA, Chief Minister Zoramthanga has lost the Aizawl East-I seat to Lalthansanga of ZPM by 2,101 votes.

  • December 04, 2023 12:45
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    The BJP sweeps Siaha district bordering Myanmar with K. Beichhua winning the Saiha seat by defeating H.C. Lalmalsawma Zasai of MNF by 616 votes after K. Hrahmo won the Palak seat. This is the BJP’s best-ever performance in Mizoram.

  • December 04, 2023 12:42
    ZPM’s chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma wins from Serchhip

    ZPM’s chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma declared winner from Serchhip constituency. He defeated J.M. Vanchhawng of MNF by 2,982 votes. The ZPM tally is now 27 (12 wins and 15 leads).

  • December 04, 2023 12:40
    Deputy CM, State Ministers among big MNF losers so far

    Big MNF losers so far: Deputy CM Tawnluia (Tuichang), Rural Development Minister Lalruatkima (Aizawl West-II), Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Minister K. Lalrinliana (Kolasib), Social Welfare Minister Lalrinawma (Tuikum), Health and Family Welfare Minister R. Lalthangliana (South Tuipui), and Agriculture Minister C. Lalrinsanga (Lunglei West)

  • December 04, 2023 12:27
    ZPM crosses the halfway mark with 26 seats: EC
  • December 04, 2023 12:22
    Health Minister R. Lalthangliana loses to ZPM’s Jeje Lalpekhlua in South Tuipui

    Mizoram Health Minister and MNF candidate R. Lalthangliana lost to ZPM’s Jeje Lalpekhlua in the South Tuipui seat. ZPM’s nominee Jeje Lalpekhlua got 5,468 votes while Mizo National Front candidate R Lalthangliana secured 5,333 votes.

    C. Laldintluanga of the Indian National Congress got 2,958 votes.

    - PTI

  • December 04, 2023 12:18
    MNF wins the Thorang seat

    The ruling MNF opens its account with R. Rohmingliana winning the Thorang seat by defeating Zodintluanga Ralte of Congress by 62 votes. The MNF is at least leading in 10 other seats | Rahul Karmakar reports 

  • December 04, 2023 12:07
    MNF Rural Development Minister Laruatkima loses to ZPM’s Lalnghinglova Hmar

    Mizoram Rural Development Minister and Mizo National Front (MNF) candidate Laruatkima lost to Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) nominee Lalnghinglova Hmar in the Aizawl West II Assembly constituency, according to the Election Commission.

    Mr. Hmar of Zoram People’s Movement secured 10,398, while Lalruatkima of Mizo National Front got 5,579 and Ngurdingliana of Indian National Congress received 1,528 votes, the EC said.

    - PTI

  • December 04, 2023 11:35
    BJP to sweep southern Mizoram’s Siaha district bordering Myanmar

    Bharatiya Janata Party’s candidates for Saiha & Palak seats in the district, K. Beichhua & K. Hrahmo are leading comfortably as counting nears end; BJP leading in another southern Mizoram seat as well | Rahul Karmakar reports

  • December 04, 2023 11:20
    Health minister trailing in South Tuipui

    Health Minister R. Lalthangliana was trailing in the South Tuipui seat, and ZPM candidate Jeje Lalpekhlua was leading. 

    ZPM’s CM candidate Lalduhoma was leading in the Serchhip seat. 

    The counting was being held in 13 centres. Postal ballots were counted first, and from 8.30 am, the counting for votes polled in the EVMs began.

  • December 04, 2023 11:12
    ZPM surges ahead of MNF in Mizoram polls

    The Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) crossed the halfway mark in early trends and was leading in 25 seats, besides winning one, as votes were being counted for the assembly elections in Mizoram on Monday morning, according to the Election Commission (EC).

    The ruling Mizo National Front (MNF) was leading in 10 seats, the BJP in three and the Congress in one, it said.

  • December 04, 2023 11:08
    ZPM gets Aizawl West-II seat

    The second Mizoram seat goes to ZPM. Party’s candidate Lalnghinglova Hmar won the Aizawl West-II seat by a margin of 4,819 votes.

  • December 04, 2023 10:54
    ZPM leading on 28 seats, MNF leading on 8, BJP on 3 and Congress on 1 seat: EC
  • December 04, 2023 10:43
    Mizoram Deputy CM Tawnluia loses to ZMP candidate in Tuichang seat

    Mizoram Deputy CM and MNF candidate Tawnluia lost to ZPM candidate in the Tuichang Assembly seat, according to the Election Commission.

    Tawluia of Mizo National Front (MNF) received 6,079 votes while the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) candidate W Chhuanawma got 6,988. Congress candidate C. Lalhriatuia received 1,674 votes while the Independent candidate Lalhmunsiami got only 67 votes, the EC said.

    - PTI

  • December 04, 2023 10:37
    Not surprised, this is what I expected: ZPM Chief Ministerial candidate Lalduhoma
  • December 04, 2023 10:15
    ZPM leading in 26 seats, MNF leads on 9 seats, BJP on 3 and Congress on 2: ECI
  • December 04, 2023 09:53
    ZPM crosses the halfway mark, leads on 22 seats: ECI
  • December 04, 2023 09:42
    ZPM leading on 12 seats, ruling MNF on 8 seats, Congress on 2 and BJP on 1: ECI
  • December 04, 2023 09:27
    MNF leading on 5 seats, ZPM on 3 seats, BJP and Congress leading on 1 each: ECI
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  • December 04, 2023 08:52
    BJP to form next government in Mizoram: Party chief Vanlalhmuaka

    BJP’s Mizoram unit president Vanlalhmuaka on Monday said that his party will be a part of the next government in the state, as the counting of votes for the 40 assembly seats was underway.

    “We are certain that we will win three seats. We are expecting more than five seats. Let’s wait for the results. The BJP will participate in the new government which will be formed soon,” he said.

    In the last assembly polls, held in 2018, the BJP had won one seat. The party fielded candidates in 23 seats this time.

    - PTI

  • December 04, 2023 08:43
    Counting of votes cast through EVMs begins at Aizawl Government College
  • December 04, 2023 08:31
    Counting of votes underway in Serchhip
  • December 04, 2023 08:15
    Counting of votes for Mizoram Asembly elections has begun
  • December 04, 2023 07:48
    Boxes containing ballot papers being brought in the counting centre in Serchhip
  • December 04, 2023 07:34
    Will prioritise resource mobilisation if MNF returns to power: Mizoram CM

    Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Sunday exuded confidence that the MNF will return to power by crossing the magic number of 21 in the 40-member Assembly and said he will prioritise resource mobilisation to improve the financial condition of the northeastern State if the party forms the government.

    Mr. Zoramthanga’s key opponent, Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) chief Lalduhoma also claimed that his party is confident of winning an absolute majority in the Assembly. 

    “I believe we shall be able to form the government by crossing the magic number of 21, and without the help of other parties, we will form the government,” Mr. Zoramthanga said in an interview with PTI Video.

    PTI

  • December 04, 2023 07:14
    Preparations underway at the counting centre in Aizawl
  • December 04, 2023 07:09
    Security stepped up at the counting centre in Serchhip. Counting of votes will begin shortly
  • December 04, 2023 07:00
    Counting will begin at 8 a.m.

    Mizoram’s Additional Chief Electoral Officer H. Lianzela told PTI that the counting will begin in all 13 centres at 8 a.m. amid tight security.

    One counting hall has been set up for each of the 40 Assembly seats at these 13 centres, he said.

    Postal ballots will be counted first, and from 8:30 a.m., the votes polled in the EVMs will be counted, he added.

    Besides three counting centres in the Aizawl district, which has 12 Assembly constituencies, one centre each has been set up in the 10 other districts, Mr. Lianzela said.

    In some of the seats that have a lesser number of voters, only two rounds of counting will be held, but in most of the constituencies, five rounds will be counted, he said.

    More than 4,000 personnel will be involved in the counting process. In all, there will be 399 tables for the EVMs and 56 for the counting of postal ballots, he said. 

    PTI

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