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MNF releases names of 39 candidates for Mizoram polls

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MNF releases names of 39 candidates for Mizoram polls

Aizawl: Main opposition party the Mizo National Front (MNF) on Monday released names of 39 candidates for the upcoming assembly polls slated for 28 November by fielding 17 new faces.

MNF vice president and Campaign Directorate Chairman R. oramTlanghmingthanga announced names of 39 candidates out of 40 assembly seats in a function held at Vanapa Hall here. One candidate from Tuichawng in Chakma area is yet to be fielded.

The MNF has re-fielded 17 former legislator and MLAs including five sitting MLAs and also brought in 17 new entrants.

MNF president Zoramthanga would contest from Aizawl East-I to be up against Congress nominee K. Vanlalrawna and Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM)’s nominee  K. Sapdanga.

Former home minister R. Lalzirliana, who resigned recently and joined the MNF would contest from Tawi constituency. He was tipped against BJP state president Prof. JV Hluna and Congress new entrant Rosiamngheta.

Lalrinliana Sailo, who recently quit as MLA and joined MNF has been fielded at Chalfilh. He was tipped against Congress nominee LT Hrangchal.

Aizawl Football Club owner Robert Romawia Royte, who recently joined MNF has been fielded in Aizawl East-II to be up against finance minister and Congress nominee Lalsawta.

Five sitting MLAs- Vanlalzawma, Lalruatkiam, K. Sangthuma, Lalrinawma and Dr K. Beichhua has been re-fielded in their respective constituencies.

MNF senior vice president and former home minister Tawnluia would contest Tuichang constituency. He was tipped against Congress debutante James Thanghminbgmawia.

Senior advocate C. Lalramzauva would be up against chief minister Lal Thanhawla and ZPM chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma at Serchhip.

The MNF also released election manifesto on Thursday.

Speaking on the occasion, Zoramthanga expressed apology for the mistakes they have committed during their rule.

“We started our beginning in 2008 without any experiences. There is no doubt that we have committed many mistakes during our government. I expressed my apology again to the people,” he said.

He said that the MNF government would bring all-round developments which are accessible to the people.

Hitting out at Congress, Zoramthanga said it has no hope of winning the assembly elections as people are fed up of Congress rule.

He said that Congress has not only opened wine shop against the interest of the people, but also ignored development.

Zoramthanga further said that the MNF, if comes to power, would upgrade all aided schools and also give special favour to Mizo contractors.

Meanwhile, The Mizoram state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has named 13 candidates for the upcoming Mizoram elections on Saturday night.

The state president Prof JV Hluna has been fielded at Tawi constituency. He would be up against former home minister and MNF nominee R Lalzirliana, who resigned recently and Congress nominee Rosiamngheta.

State general secretary Vanlalhmuaka would contest Serlui Assembly Constituency. He was tipped against Congress’s candidate Lalhmachhuana and MNF nominee Lalrinsganga Ralte.

Mizoram Yuva Morcha president Malsawmtluanga will fight the incumbent Transport Minister John Rotluangliana of the Indian National Congress (INC) at Mamit Assembly constituency.

MNF OFFICIAL CANDIDATE FOR 2018 ASSEMBLY ELECTION

  1. HACHHEK LALRINENGA SAILO
  2. DAMPA            LALRINTLUANGA SAILO
  3. MAMIT            Er H LALZIRLIANA
  4. TUIRIAL SAILOTHANGA SAILO
  5. KOLASIB K. LALRINLIANA
  6. SERLUI LALRINSANGA RALTE
  7. TUIVAWL LALCHHANDAMA RALTE
  8. CHALFILH LALRINLIANA SAILO
  9. TAWI R.LALZIRLIANA
  10. AIZAWL NORTH ILALRINGLIANA
  11. Aizawl North-IILALTLANZOVA KHIANGTE
  12. NORTH IIIC LALMUANPUIA
  13. AIZAWL EAST IZORAMTHANGA
  14. AIZAWL EAST II ROBERT ROMAWIA ROYTE
  15. AIZAWL WEST IK SANGTHUAMA
  16. AIZAWL WEST IILALRUATKIMA
  17. AIZAAWL WEST IIIVANLALZAWMA
  18. AIZAWL SOUTH IK LIANTLINGA
  19. AIZAWL SOUTH IIDENGHMINGTHANGA
  20. AIZAWL SOUTH III DR. F.LALNUNMAWIA
  21. LENGTENGL.THANGMAWIA
  22. TUICHANGTAWNLUIA
  23. CHAMPHAI NORTHDR. ZR.THIAMSANGA
  24. CHAMPHAI SOUTHTJ LALNUNTLUANGA
  25. EAST TUIPUIRAMTHANMAWIA
  26. SERCHHIPC.LALRAMZAUVA
  27. TUIKUM ER LALRINAWMA
  28. HRANGTURZOLALCHAMLIANA
  29. SOUTH TUIPUIDR R LALTHANGLIANA
  30. LUNGLEI NORTHDR.VANLALTANPUIA
  31. LUNGLEI EASTLAWMAWMA TOCHHAWNG
  32. LUNGLEI WESTC LALRINSANGA
  33. LUNGLEI SOUTHDR K PACHHUNGA
  34. THORANGR. ROHMINGLIANA
  35. WEST TUIPUIPU F ROBERT HMINGTHANSANGA
  36. LAWNGTLAI WESTC RAMHLUNA
  37. LAWNGTLAI EASTH BIAKZAUVA
  38. SAIHA DR.K.BEICHHUA
  39. PALAK M CHAKHU

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