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Six candidates in fray for lone Lok Sabha seat in Mizoram


Press Trust of India Aizawl
Six candidates are in the fray for the lone Lok Sabah seat in Mizoram on Thursday, Election department officials said.
Election to the Mizoram Lok Sabha seat will be held on April 11 simultaneously with the by-poll to the Aizawl West - I Assembly constituency.
With no withdrawal of nomination on Thursday, the last date for withdrawal of candidature, six candidates are in the fray for the Lok Sabha seat and three for the Assembly constituency, the officials said.
The six candidate in the fray for the Lok Sabha seat are - C Lalrosanga of ruling MNF, Lalnghinglova Hmar an Independent supported by the opposition Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) and the Congress, Nirupam Chakma of BJP, T B C Lalvenchhunga of People's Right to Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM) and two Independents Lal Hriatrenga Chhangte and Lalthlamuani.
In all 7,84,405 electorate will exercise their franchise in the state on April 11 in 1,175 polling stations to elected the lone Lok Sabha MP of the satte. Fifteen special polling stations will be set up at Mizoram-Tripura border Kanhmun village for 12,000 Bru voters lodged in the six relief camps in North Tripura district.
Three candidates in the fray for the bypoll to the Aizawl West - I Assembly seat are Zothantluanga of the ruling MNF, Lalbuanga Sailo, an Independent supported by ZPM and the Congress and Rev Zaichhawna Hlawndo of the 'Zoram Thar' party.

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First Published: Mar 28 2019 | 6:25 PM IST

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