The Congress in Mizoram has a nationalistic approach but focuses more on local issues with the geographically disadvantaged state banking heavily on farm economy.
The Mizo National Front (MNF) often plays up the Christian card and claims to have a support base of former rebels. But the aura around legendary revolutionary Laldenga -- who became chief minister after the Mizo National Front (MNF) signed a truce in 1986 -- is wearing off.
The Mizoram People’s Conference offers a middle path between Congress and MNF but its capability to lead is yet to be tested.
A look at leaders, who will matter in the forthcoming Mizoram assembly elections.