"Far-Fetched": Mizoram's Congress Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla On BJP Hint Of Alliance
Friday, November 23, 2018, 9:00 AM
Ahead of voting next-week for state-elections, Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla said that BJP's suggestion that they could partner him in a-post-poll alliance, effectively pulling the rug-out of Congress' feet, was "far-fetched". Claiming that he is going to "break the jinx", 76-year-old Congress leader said he will create history by becoming the first CM to come-back to power for three consecutive terms in the state.
Mizoram polls: Nominations of 204 candidates accepted, says poll officer
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 7:02 PM
Nomination papers of all 204 candidates for the election to 40-member Mizoram Legislative Assembly on November 28 were found to be in order and accepted on Tuesday, state election department officials said. Eight candidates, including CM Lal Thanhawla, Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma, People's Representation for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM) president Vanlalruata, have filed nominations in two seats each.