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This church-backed initiative sets an example for fair elections in Mizoram

Mizo People's Forum works closely with the Election Commission to conduct a free and fair election in the state

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Two neighbouring states in the northeast. Two very different elections. In February 2018, riding from Agartala airport to the city was almost like an incitement to be a part of the high-pitched assembly election that Tripura was facing a few days later. Mini flags of political parties – mainly the incumbent CPI(M) and the challenger BJP – were planted all along the route, and vehicles plastered with party posters and loudspeakers tore through the streets. In a closely-contested battle, violence was one of the marked features. The body of a political worker hanging from ...