Thursday, October 18, 2018

Mizoram Assembly Election 2018: NCP to contest five seats in upcoming polls

Aizawl: Nationalistic Congress Party (NCP) would contest 5 of the forty seats of the Mizoram general assembly within the forthcoming election to be persisted twenty eight November.

NCP Mizoram state unit president Lalawmpuia Chhangte told reporters on weekday that the party desires to contest from Hachhek, Dampa, Mamit, Aizawl east-I and Aizawl west-I
Assembly constituencies.

File picture of NCP chief Sharad Pawar. Reuters File picture of NCP chief Sharad Pawar. Reuters
Chhangte are going to be in metropolis on weekday to receive the approval of the names of candidates from the NCP headquarters once that the names would be declared, he said.

He aforesaid that out of respect for the appeals created by the NGO Coordination Committee, a conglomerate of all major civil society teams and student organisations in Mizoram, the NCP has not got wind of any call regarding fielding nominees from 2 seats — west Tuipui and Tuichawng — in Chakma Autonomous District Council areas.

The NGO Coordination Committee had appealed to political parties to not place up candidates from the Chakma community from these 2 specific seats. The NCP would contest from the 2 seats on condition that different parties field candidates happiness to the Chakma community, he said.

He expressed hope that the NCP has probabilities of winning the election from a minimum of Hachhek and Mamit seats, wherever the party candidates had bagged two,467 votes and a pair of,368 votes severally within the 2013 Assembly polls.

The NCP, that has been contesting Assembly polls in Mizoram since 2003, had not won one seat in 2013 Assembly poll.

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