Mizoram Election Result 2018: The Mizo National Front has wrested power from the Congress in Mizoram. It has won 26 of 40 seats, well above 21 required for the majority. With this, the Congress has lost its last remaining bastion in the Northeast. The Congress was reduced to just five seats from 34 seats in 2013. This year, the vote share of Congress came down from 44.6 per cent to 30 per cent. The MNF has seen 10 per cent jump in its vote share.
Congress Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla lost from both the seats — Champhai South and Serchhip. In Champhai South, the chief minister lost the election to MNF’s T J Lalnuntluanga by 1049 votes. The margin of loss was little less in Serchhip where the chief minister lost by 410 votes. BJP leader BD Chakma won from Tuichawng by 1594 votes.
Following the announcement of the result, Mizo Front President Zoramthanga met Mizoram governor and staked claim to form the government in the state. He also said that he would not have any coalition government either with BJP or any other ways. “We’re a part of NEDA (North-East Democratic Alliance) and NDA but we wouldn’t like to join Congress or UPA,” the MNF chief said.
Outgoing Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla expressed his shock over the results. Speaking to reporters, he said: ‘This is very disappointing. I didn’t expect this. I think I underestimated the new formation ZPM.’ In the last assembly elections, the Congress had swept the state by bagging 34 of 40 seats with 45 per cent vote share. Zoramthanga-led MNF had received 29 per cent vote share but could win just five seats. Both the parties — Congress and MNF — have been in power since 1987.
The counting of votes in Mizoram has ended and MNF has won the state by bagging 26 of 40 seats with over 37 per cent vote share. The Congress could manage to win just five seats 30.2 per cent vote share. The BJP too opened its account and won one seat.
Outgoing Chief Minister of Mizoram Lal Thanhawla has submitted his resignation before the Governor. Speaking to reporters, Thanhawla said: ‘This is very disappointing. I didn’t expect this. I think I underestimated the new formation ZPM.’
Mizo National Front today swept the elections in Mizoram. It has got 37.6 per cent vote share, around 10 per cent jump compared to the last assembly elections. The Congress could win only five setas with 30 per cent vote share.
After winning 26 of 40 seats, MNF President Zoramthanga met Mizoram Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan to stake claim to form the government.
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has submitted his resignation to Governor K Rajasekharan after losing the election to the Mizo National Front, reports PTI. Five-time CM Lal Thanhawla today lost his own constituencies He was fighting from two seats and he lost the both. The Congress won only five of 40 seats.
The counting of votes in Mozoram has ended. According to the EC, the Mizo National Front has won 26 of 40 seats. A total of 8 candidates have won in Mizoram. The Congress could win only five seats with 30 per cent vote share.
MNF President Zoramthanga is expected to meet Mizoram Governor K Rajasekharan at 6 pm to stake claim to form the government. The party has won 26 of 40 seats.
MNF President Zoramthanga has refused to have any coalition government either with BJP or any other ways. “We’re a part of NEDA(North-East Democratic Alliance) and NDA but we wouldn’t like to join Congress or UPA,” Zoramthanga said while speaking to ANI.
Speaking to ANI, Mizo National Front President Zoramthanga said: “Since I am going to form the govt now my first priorities will be three things — to impose a prohibition on liquor, repair roads and implement Social Economic Development Programme which is our flagship programme.”
MNF President Zoramthanga has won Aizawl East-i by 2504 votes. He defeated independent candidate K Sapdanga. Zoramthanga is likely to be the next chief minister of Mizoram as his party has routed the Congress by bagging 24 seats. MNF is currently leading in other two constituencies.
The Congress has been wiped out in Mizoram. It has won five seats and not leading in any other constituencies. The grand old party has lost over 14 per cent vote share in comparison to last assembly elections.
The Mizo National Front has won 21 of 40 seats and leading in five constituencies. With this, the Congress has lost its last remaining bastion in the Northeast to the MNF. The counting is still underway.
BJP leader BD Chakma has defeated Mizo National Front’s Rasik Mohan Chakma by 1594 votes. The BJP leader got 11419 votes while RM Chakma could get only 9825 votes. BD Chakma was earlier with the Congress but he joined just before the assembly polls.
The Mizo National Front is just two seats away from getting a majority. It has won 19 seats and trending on 7 more setas. If it maintains the trends, the Mizo Front will win 26 of 40 seats.
The BJP vote share has shot up from 0.4 to 7.7 per cent in Mizoram. In the last assembly polls, the saffron party could get less than a half per cent vote in the Northeastern state. This year, the party may open its account as it is leading on one seat. The vote share of the party has gone up.
The Congress has lost its last bastion in the Northeast to the Mizo National Front which is close to winning 25 of 40 seats.
The Congress has its last bastion in the Northeast.
The Celebration have begun outside Mizo National Front office in Aizawl. The party has won 14 seats and is leading on nine seats in Mizoram. The counting is still underway.
As of this minute, the Congress has won four seats while leading in two constituencyies. It takes the total number of seats of the grand old party to just six seats. In 2013 assembly elctions, the party had got 34 of 40 seats with 45 per cent vote share. This year, the vote share has dipped to 30 per cent. However, the counting is still underway.
Mizo National Front has won 14 seats and leading on nine seats. The Congress has won four seats and leading on 2 seats. Independents have won seven seats in Mizoram.
MNF leader F Lalnunmawia has defeated the Agriculture Minister K S Thanga by 2,037 votes in Aizawl South-III seat. Former assembly speaker and MNF leader Lalchamliana trumped the lone woman MLA Vanlalawmpuii Chawngthu in Hrangturzo constituency. Former home minister Tawnluia of MNF won from Tuichang defeating his nearest ZPM rival W Chhuanawma by 701 votes. Current finance minister Lalsawta is trailing in the prestigious Aizawl East-II. The BJP candidate Buddha Dhan Chakma is leading by over 1,000 votes against MNF candidate RM Chakma in Tuichawng seat.
MNF chief Zoramthanga is currently leading from Aizwal East I. He is leading by 1474 votes. The second closest candidate is K Sapdanga who has got 4545 votes. The counting is still underway.
The MNF is marching ahead to form the next government in Mizoram. Currently, the Mizo Front is leading on 22 seats and Zoram People’s Movement is ahead on nine seats. The ruling Congress has lost its last Northeast bastion and leading on just six seats. The BHP is ahead on just two seats.
Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla has lost from both the seats— Chmphai South and Serchhip. In Chmphai South, he lost the elections to MNF’s T J Lalnuntluanga by 856 votes. The chief minister was defeated by Zoram Nationalist Party founder Lalduhoma in Serchhip.
The Mizo National Front has won five of 40 seats. It is leading on 17 seats.
MNF has maintained its early leads and currently ahead on 27 seats. The Congress is leading in 6 constituencies, while independent candidates are ahead on 4 seats. The BJP is ahead on 3 seats. The results are in line with the exit poll surveys that showed a massive victory for MNF.
PTI reports that Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla was defeated by MNF’s T J Lalnuntluanga by 856 votes in Champhai South constituency. He is contesting from two seats. The CM is leading from Serchhip.
According to Election Commission, Mizo National Front is currently leading on 21 seats, Congress is ahead on 4 seats, BJP leading on 1 seat, and Independents on 7 seats. A party needs 21 seats to form the government in Mizoram.
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has lost from Champhai South. He was defeated by MNF candidate TJ Lalnuntluanga. The chief minister is currently leading in Serchhip.
State CM Lal Thanhawla, Buddha Dhan Chakma from BJP, R Lalzirliana from MNF, Vanlalzawma from MNF. Thanhawla is contesting from two seats — Champhai South and Serchhip. MNF treasurer and former Lok Sabha member Vanlalzawma is contesting from the Aizawl West constituency.
BJP leader BD Chakma is currently leading in Tuichawng cinnstituency. Chakma was earlier with the Congress but he joined the BJP just before the polls. The saffron party was banking heavily on the former Congress leader as he has the considerable influence over Chakma tribe.
The MNF is mainting the early leads. Currently, the MNF is maintaining on 25 seats, Congress on 10 seats and BJP is ahead on 1 seat. Independent candidate is leading on 4 seats.
Earlier, Lal Thanhawla was trailing in Serchhip but he has now surged ahead in this constituency. The chief minister is now trailing in Champhai South. e is contesting from two seats.
Reacting to early assembly results, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said: “These are early trends. We hope to perform well.”
Finance Minister Lalsawta is trailing in the Aizawl East-II behind MNF nominee Robert Romawia Royte. BJP candidate and former minister Dr Buddha Dhan Chakma is leading by over 1,000 votes against MNF candidate R M Chakma in Tuichawng. MNF leader and former assembly speaker Lalchamliana is ahead of Vanlalawmpuii Chawngte in Hrangturzo seat.
MNF has begun the celebrations as the party leads in trends in Mizoram. Currently, the party is leading on 25 seats, well above the majority numbers. The Congress is ahead on 10 seats.
The MNF appears to be winning this polls with a massive lead in 25 constituencies. The ruling Congress is ahead in 10 seats, while the BJP is leading on just 1 seat.
Trends for 39 of 40 seats are out. The MNF appears to have won this election with leads in 26 constituencies. The Congress is ahead in 9 seats. The BJP is leading on 1 seat but its vote share has gone up.
CM Lal Thanhawla had contested from Serchhip and Hrangturzo. In Serchhip, Thanwala had won by 734 votes and defeated his closest rival Lalramzauva who got 4,985 votes. The Mizoram CM had won 5719 votes. In Hrangturzo constituency, Thanhawla had defeated Mizoram People’s Conference’s Lalthansanga by 1638 votes.