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Cong yet to finalise candidates for Mizoram assembly poll

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

The ruling in is yet to finalise its list of candidates for the November 28 assembly poll in the state despite its announcement that the names would be announced Thursday.

is the only Congress-ruled state in the north east.

and member of the MPCC nomination committee, Zodintluanga said Tuesday that the names of the candidates would be finalised soon and announced on Thursday.

The list of contestants for the poll is slated to be announced on the day at the Bhavan here in the presence of AICC in-charge of north east Luizinho Faleiro, a of the PCC said.

He said that the party's top leadership wants to axe some legislators who are either too old or did not have the chance to win, while at the same time take care to ensure that those left out were not too many so as to form a rebel lobby.

Congress had been dealt a blow with the resignation of R Lalzirliana in the and the party's recently.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 20:30 IST