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Lal Thanhawla files nomination from two seats

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Minister on Thursday filed nominations to contest the November 28 state polls from South and assembly seats, officials said.

The last day for filing of nominations is Friday.

The would be contesting from his home turf as well as the South constituency located on Mizoram's border with

He could not file his nomination papers from on Tuesday due to a massive protest for removal of the state's Electoral (CEO) SB Shashank. The agitation was held in front of the office of the returning

While Thanhawla personally appeared before the returning in on Thursday, his filed the papers on his behalf in Serchhip, the officials said.

The five-time minister would be pitted against Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma, (MNF) nominee C Lalramzauva, a senior advocate, and People's Representation for Identity and Status of (PRISM) Vanlalruata, among others, in the Serchhip seat.

Thanhawla would contest gainst another T J Lalnuntluanga of the MNF, and C Lalremliana of the ZPM, both first-timers, in the Champhai South seat.

is the only State in the north-east where the is in power.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 20:05 IST