Seven sitting legislators were denied party tickets while 12 nominees would be fighting the polls for the first time.
Lal Thanhawla would contest from Serchhip seat, his home turf and also from Champhai South.
The party has a single woman candidate in Cooperation Minister Vanlalawmpuii Chawngthu.
The average age of the nominees was 57.
There were four candidates below the age of 40, eight in the age group of 41-50, 14 in 51-60 range, four nominees in the 61-70 age group and five candidates above 70.
Congress, which has its government only in Mizoram in the entire North-East faces a major challenge to hold its fort in the state poll on November 28.
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