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Maraland Democratic Front (MDF) to merge with BJP

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

The Maraland Democratic Front (MDF) today announced that it would soon merge with the

Founder president of the MDF P P Thawlla announced the party's decision at a press conference in south Mizoram's Lunglei district.

Thawlla said that the ceremony would be formally held at Siaha town, the district headquarters of southernmost Mizoram's Siaha district soon.

"The function would be held as soon as Union Ministers can come for the ceremony," he said.

THe MDF was earlier an electoral ally of Mizoram's main opposition party the Mizo National Front (MNF).

unit president Prof John V Hluna said that the would open an account in the 2018 polls as at least one candidate belonging to the community would win in the areas where the Chakmas are concentrated.

Hluna urged the Mizo people to distinguish between the Indian citizens and foreigners in the Autonomous District Council (CADC) area.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 18:32 IST