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Mizoram Election Results 2018: Celebrations outside Mizo National Front’s headquarters

Dec 11, 2018 14:37 IST
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People celebrate outside Mizo National Front’s (MNF) office in Aizawl. The party has won 14 seats out of 40 and is leading on 9 seats in Mizoram.

Mizoram, the last Congress-ruled state in the northeast has seen direct contests between the Congress and the Zoramthanga-led Mizo National Front with smaller parties such as the National People’s Party (NPP) and the Zoram Peoples Movement (ZPM) also contesting the elections. This time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking to expand its footprint in the northeast and has fielded 39 candidates for the 40 assembly seats of Mizoram