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Preparations for VC polls complete

Written by: Staff

Aizawl, Feb 23 (UNI) The preparations for Village Council (VC) elections, scheduled tomorrow in six districts of the eight districts of the state, has been completed.

The VC elections would see 556 village councils having a total number of 2036 seats.

According to the latest figures published by the state government, Aizawl district has 664 VC seats in 166 village councils, Serchhip district 153 VC seats in 42 village councils, Kolasib district 168 VC seats in 44 village councils, Mamit district 244 seats in 72 village councils, Champhai district 350 seats in 100 village councils and Lunglei district 458 VC seats in 132 village councils.

Announcing the poll schedule, the state election commission said disignated returning officers has already issued a formal notification and nomination forms on February 20.

Voting would take place from 0700 hours to 1600 hours tomorrow.

The results of the election is likely to be announced by February 27 so as to enable the first sitting of the elected council members on February 28.


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