Mizoram Assembly elections 2018 highlights: Polling ends, 75% voter turnout recorded
Aizawal, Nov 28: A voter turnout of about 75 per cent was recorded in the Mizoram Assembly polls on Wednesday, Deputy Election Commissioner Sudip Jain said. Polling was held in all 40 assembly seats in the northeast state. Voting began for the 40 assembly seats in the Mizoram elections. Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla is seeking a third consecutive term while the BJP would look to put up strong fight.
Can the BJP extend its improve its performance in the north east? Can Congress retain the state or will the MNF spring a surprise.
Here are the highlights of Mizoram Assembly elections 2018:
Important facts about Mizoram Assembly elections 2018:
- A total of 209 candidates are in fray.
- There are 7,70,395 voters, including 3,94,897 women.
- Mizoram has a population of around 10 lakh.
- Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla would be seeking a third consecutive term.
- The Congress and the Mizoram National Party (MNF) have ruled Mizoram since 1987 when it became a full-fledged state.
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