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Lal Thanhawla

Lal Thanhawla


Lal Thanhawla is an Indian politician who is the former Chief Minister of Mizoram since 11 December 2008. Previously he was Chief Minister from 1984 to 1986 and from 1989 to 1998. He was founder President of-
(i) Mizoram Journalists
(ii) Mizoram Football Association involved in church activities
Now founder President of Mizoram Hockey Association and Mizoram Olympic Association, Chairman of North East Olympic Commission & Ex-officio, Vice President of Indian Olympic Association.
He Was involved in YMA, Student Movement etc.

Personal Life

Full Name Lal Thanhawla
Date of Birth 19 May 2018 (Age 4)
Place of Birth Durtlang, Aizawl, Mizoram
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Graduate
Profession Political Party Worker
Father's Name H.P.Sailo (L)
Mother's Name Smt Lalsawmliani Chawngthu
Spouse's Name Lal Riliani
Spouse's Profession Social Worker
Children 2 Son(s) 1 Daughter(s)


Permanent address A/14, Zarkawt, Aizawl, Mizoram
Present address A/14, Zarkawt, Aizawl, Mizoram
Contact number 9436140488
Email N/A
Website N/A

Interesting Facts about Lal Thanhawla

He has a keen interest in Gardening, Reading, Listening Music, Games and Sports
Countries Visited - USA, Canada, Europe, UAE, South East Asian countries etc.

Political Timeline of Lal Thanhawla

  • 2018
    Lal Thanhawla defeated in both the two seats he contested- Champai South as well as Serchhip. Finally, he stepped down as the CM after Congress Party lost there
  • 2013
    President of Mizoram Pradesh Congress Committee
  • 2008
    He was elected from South Tuipui and Serchhip constituencies
  • 2003
    He regained his MLA seat
  • 1998
    He lost his MLA seat
  • 1987, 1989, 1993
    Chief Minister of Mizoram
  • 1986
    Gave up his seat of Chief Minister to Pu Laldenga, as mandated in the Peace treaty signed between India and the MNF.
  • 1984
    He became the Chief Minister of Mizoram
  • 1978, 1979
    He was elected as a legislator in union territory elections.
  • 1973
    He was elected as President of Mizo National Front.
  • 1966
    He was the secretary of the Mizo National Front.


# National Citizen Award in 1994
# Mother Teresa Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009
# Lalthanhawla Higher Secondary School, established in 2011 at Serchhip was named in his honour
# Lifetime Achievement Award from the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI) in 2014.
# A public hall at Treasury Square, Aizawl, was inaugurated in 2015 as "Lal Thanhawla Auditorium"
Net Worth9.01 CRORE
Liabilities14.13 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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