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Vanlalruata is new president of Central YMA


Vanlalruata is new president of Central YMA

YMA re-adopts “safeguarding the land and nation” as its theme

AIZAWL (ZORAMOBSERVER.COM): The sitting vice president of central committee of Young Mizo Association (YMA) or Central YMA Vanlalruata will take charge as the new president of the organisation. He will replace Lalbiakzuala.

Vanlalruata, who also once the general secretary of Central YMA has been unanimously elected as the new president of the organisation for the term 2017-2019. He secured 1288 votes out of total 2262 casted votes in the general election held during the 71st YMA general election being held at Zotlang village in Champhai district today.

Vanlalruata joined the Central YMA as Central Executive Committee (CEC) member in 1999. He held the post of Assistant General Secretary from 2008-2011 and became the General Secretary of Central YMA during 2011-2015. In 2015, he was elected to the post of vice president of the organisation.

The new leaders of Central YMA for 2017-2019.

In the general election held today for the term 2017-2019, R. Lalngheta of Hlimen village has been unanimously elected as vice president of Central YMA by securing 1218 out of the total 2198 votes. While Lalhmachhuana of Chaltlang Lily venga has been re-elected as the General Secretary of the organisation, Peter Chhakchhuaka of Maubawk village was unanimously elected as Assistant General Secretary.

Lalrochuanga of Chaltlang Lily venga was elected as Treasurer and Fabian Lalfakawma of Chawlhmun locality has been unanimously voted to Finance Secretary of the organisation.

The 71st general conference of YMA which begun on Tuesday at Zotlang village in Champhai district bordering Myanmar was graced by Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla on Wednesday evening. During the business session held on Wednesday, the delegates unanimously passed and re-adopted “Ram leh hnam humhalh” (Safeguarding the land and the nation) as year theme or resolution.

During the general conference, the YMA also approved over Rs. 1.14 crore as its annual budget for the fiscal 201-2018. The next general conference to be held in 2019 will be hosted by North Vanlaiphai village in Champhai district.

Among other resolutions passed at the general conference, YMA resolved to take legal steps for abolition of Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) which was allegedly created “illegally and unconstitutionally.”


Co-Editor, Mr. Khojol is a journalist based in Aizawl, Mizoram. He writes for various national and regional media houses. In his free time, he can be caught reading books and watching movies.

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