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MNF to contest approaching Mizoram assembly polls

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

The (MNF), a constituent of BJP-led North East (NEDA), today said it would have no truck with the saffron party in the assembly election in the state around year end which it would fight on its own.

This was asserted by former Minister and

"The would contest the coming election to the 40-member state Assembly due by the end of the year on its own and without forging any alliances," he said while addressing a public meeting at North Vanlaiphai village in the state's central Serchhip district.

"The party being a part of or NDA did not mean that it has electoral friendship and alliance with the saffron party," he said.

He also said that the was formed by non- political parties of the North East region.

He asserted that the MNF has nothing in common with the BJP and would not have any pre-poll alliance with the saffron party.

"Policies of the two parties are completely opposite," said.

The MNF had registered a resounding victory in the election to the 19-member (AMC) in 2015 which it had fought alone.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 19:35 IST