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ZNP demands Lal Thanhawla's resignation

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

Opposition Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP) today demanded the resignation of Chief Minister for failing to give information about owning land in and before the Commission orders him to resign.

ZNP Youth President Lalmuanpuia Punte told reporters that owned a plot of land in where he is constructing a building.

Punte alleged that while registered the land in his name on August 30, 2013, he failed to mention it in the affidavit while filing nominations for the 2013 state assembly polls.

"The chief minister, while filing nominations on November 8, 2013, failed to give information about owning a plot of land in which contravened section 125 A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951," he said.

Lal Thanhawla could be disqualified for concealing information and should resign before the EC disqualifies him, Punte added.

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First Published: Sat, November 11 2017. 15:22 IST