Aizawal: 204 candidates are in the election fray for the upcoming 40 members Mizoram Legislative assembly election and 28 candidates’ nomination papers were found inappropriate said the state election department officials.
Wednesday is the last day for withdrawal of nominations.
Eight candidates, including Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma, People’s Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM) president Vanlalruata, have filed nominations in two seats each.
Mizoram is set to go to polls on November 28. The counting of votes will be held on December 11.
The state has 40 assembly seats with an estimated 7.6 lakh registered voters. The Congress has been in power in Mizoram since 2008.