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Mizoram Assembly Elections 2018: Congress announces list of 40 candidates

Lal Thanhawla will contest from the Champhai South (ST) and Serchhip (ST) seats -- both reserved for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 24, 2018 23:26 IST
Congress announces its list of candidates in Mizoram

Congress announces its list of candidates in Mizoram

The Congress on Wednesday announced the names of all its candidates for the November 28 Assembly polls in Mizoram. Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla will contest from two constituencies.

The Central Election Committee (CEC) of the Congress selected the candidates and the party's general secretary in-charge of the CEC, Mukul Wasnik, made the announcement.

Lal Thanhawla will contest from the Champhai South (ST) and Serchhip (ST) seats -- both reserved for the Scheduled Tribe (ST) category.

Mizoram is the only north-eastern state and among the few states in the country currently under the Congress rule. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is seeking to make inroads into the state.

The nomination-filing process will start on November 2 in the north-eastern state and the last date for filing papers is November 9.

The 40-member Mizoram Assembly will go to the polls on November 28 and the results will be announced on December 11.

Here is the list of candidates

( With inputs from PTI )

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