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Mizoram election results: State Congress president Lalsawta loses Aizawl West-III, ZPM's Zaithanzama wins

The counting of votes took place in Mizoram today. State Congress president Lalsawta lost the election from Aizawl West-III.

Edited By: Ashesh Mallick @asheshmallick07 Aizawl Updated on: December 04, 2023 14:28 IST
Mizoram Assembly elections 2023, Election Results, Lalsawta
Image Source : PTI Mizoram Congress president Lalsawta

Mizoram Congress president Lalsawta lost in the Aizawl West-III constituency in state Assembly elections as the counting of votes took place today. He is lost by 4833 votes against MNF’s K Lalsawmvela who is also trailing against ZPM’s VL Zaithanzama. Zaithanzama won, garnering 9202 votes, as per the Election Commission.

The counting of votes began at 8 am today. The Opposition ZPM won the elections and crossing crossed the halfway mark comfortably.

More than 4,000 personnel are involved in the counting process. In all, there are 399 tables for the EVMs and 56 for the counting of postal ballots.

Polling was held on November 7, and over 80 per cent of the state's 8.57 lakh voters exercised their franchise. A total of 174 candidates, including 18 women, were in the fray.

The MNF, ZPM and Congress contested 40 seats each, while the BJP fielded candidates in 23 seats. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which contested the assembly polls here for the first time, fought in four seats. Also, there were 17 Independent candidates

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