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MNF candidate won by three votes

Aizawl, Dec 11 (IANS) Mizo National Front (MNF) candidate Lalchhandama Ralte on Tuesday won the Tuivawl seat in Mizoram defeating his nearest Congress rival R.L. Pianmawia by just three votes.

Another MNF candidate, Lalruatkima, won the Aizawl West-II seat by the highest margin among all 40 winners in the new Mizoram Assembly for which elections were held on November 28. He defeated his Congress rival by 2,720 votes.

According to an Eection Commission official, two other MNF nominees — Lawmawma Tochhawng and C. Lalrinsanga — won from Lunglei East and Lunglei West by 72 and 77 votes respectively.

Lawmawma Tochhawng defeated an independent while Lalrinsanga overcame a Congress challenge.

No woman won this time too.

–IANS
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