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Elections in Mizoram (MZ) - 2014 Results


Mizoram Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014


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Quick facts for Mizoram General Elections 2014 About Mizoram Elections Main Political Parties in Mizoram
Constituencies In Mizoram State Assembly Election History List of Chief Ministers in Mizoram
List of Governors in Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Mizoram Party Wise Lok Sabha Election Results 2014
Latest News And Update Rajya Sabha Members from Mizoram Cabinet Ministers of Mizoram

The Indian National Congress (INC) won the lone seat for Mizoram state for the Lok Sabha polls 2014.
The smallest state in India, Mizoram, was developed in the year 1987. Being the smallest state, it is represented by only one constituency. Presently, the ruling government is the Indian National Congress and Pu Lalthanhawla is the Chief Minister of the state. The political parties made raised issues in during campaigns in the state. BJP raised issues of illegal Bangladeshi migrants in the state. INC focused on local issues. The state of Mizoram attended the 2014 Lok Sabha polls and the opinion polls suggested that the INC was expected to continue its stronghold in the state.

North Eastern hilly state of Mizoram is one of the smallest and newest states in India. It shares an international boundary with Bangladesh and Burma. Mizoram was earlier part of Assam and was established as an independent state in 1987. It was 23rd state of India. There is only one parliamentary constituency in Mizoram, and has the same name, i.e., Mizoram. It is reserved for ST candidates. The major political parties of Mizoram are the Indian National Congress, the Mizo National Front, and many others such as the Maraland Democratic Front, the Zoram Nationalist Party, and the Mizoram People's Conference.

Quick facts for Mizoram General Elections 2014

Parliamentary Constituencies
1
Assembly Constituencies 40
Ruling PartyIndian National Congress
Opposition Party-
Chief MinisterPu Lalthanhawla
GovernorShri Kamla Beniwal
Chief Electoral OfficerLalmalsawma
AddressTuikhuahtlang, Aizawl - 796001

About Mizoram Elections


The north eastern hilly state of Mizoram shares an international boundary with Bangladesh and Burma, and is one of the smallest and newest states in the country. Originally part of Assam, Mizoram became a Union Territory in 1972 following the North East Reorganization act of 1972. Elections were held to the Union Territory seats in the parliament and the first representative was Pu Sangliana of the Mizo Union Party.

In 1961 the Mizo National Front was constituted under Mr Laldenga. The party was outlawed in 1967 owing to its secessionist agenda. However, the Indian Government signed a memorandum with the Mizo National Front in 1986 and the state of Mizoram came into existence on 20th February 1987. It became the 23rd state of India. The first State Assembly was constituted in 1987 with 40 elected members.

Mizoram has a unicameral state legislature with only one house in the state legislative assembly. The Legislative assembly or the Vidhan Sabha conducts the different sessions of the house at Aizawl, the capital of the state. The total number of state assembly constituencies is 40. The 40 members of the state legislative assembly are elected every five years.

The state also conducts elections to the three autonomous district councils for ethnic tribal areas to ensure local governance at grassroots for these regions within the state of Mizoram. These three councils are the Chakma Autonomous District council, Lai Autonomous District council, and Mara Autonomous District council.

The states are allocated seats in the Indian parliament on the basis of the population of the state. The ratio of the number of seats in the parliament and the population of the state is the same for all states in the country. As the population of Mizoram is one of the lowest in the country, the state is represented by one member in the Lok Sabha and one in the Rajya Sabha. The current Rajya Sabha MP is Shri Lalmingliana of the Mizo National Front. The sitting Lok Sabha MP is Shri C L Ruala of the INC. the Mizoram Lok Sabha Parliamentary constituency is reserved for a candidate belonging to Scheduled Tribe. See Mizoram Assembly Election 2013 Results

After the drastic fall Delhi, MP, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, there appeared a ray of hope for the Congress. The party has won the Mizoram assembly elections of 2013 by a huge margin.

The INC has won absolute majority by acquiring 33 of the 40 seats in the elections, defeating Mizo National Front, Mizoram People’s Conference, as well the ZNP. The rival party, Mizo National Front, bagged 5 seats: Tuikum, Saiha, Aizawl West-I, Aizawl West-II, Aizawl West-III, as compared with three seats in 2008 assembly elections.

The chief minister of Mizoram, Lal Thanhawla is ready to serve the state for the second time. He has won from two seats - Serchhip and Hrangturzo.

Main Political Parties

  • The Indian National Congress
  • The Bharatiya Janata Party
  • The Janata Dal
  • Mizo National Front
  • Mizo People's Conference
  • Mizo Union
  • Mizoram Nationalist Party
  • Maraland Democratic Front

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Constituencies In Mizoram



The state has 40 assembly constituencies out of which 39 are reserved for Scheduled tribes. Some of the constituencies in the state are Hachhek, Dampa, Mamit, Tuirial, Kolasib, Serlui, Tawi, Aizawl North -I, Aizawl North -II, Aizawl North -III, Aizawl East-I, Aizawl east-II, Aizawl West-II, Aizawl West-I, Aizawl West-III, Aizawl south-I, Aizawl; south-II, Aizawal south-III, Lengteng, Tuichang, Champhai North, Champai south, Serchhip, Lunglei North, Lunglei South, Thorang, Saiha, and Palak.

State Legislative Assembly



The last assembly elections were held in December 2008. The number of eligible voters was 6,11,124 lakh.

The Indian National Congress (INC) won 32 out of 40 Vidhan Sabha seats. The Mizo National Front won 3 seats, and others won 5. The INC had a clear majority and formed the government.

The current Chief Minister and the Leader of the House is Pu Lalthanhawla. He has been the CM since 11th December 2008. The speaker of the state legislative assembly is Shri R Romawia. The Deputy Speaker is Shri. John Rotluangliana. The Governor of the state is Shri Vakkom B Purushothaman. He became the governor of the state in September 2011.

Mizoram State Legislative Assembly is one of the first in the country to telecast live the proceeding of its sessions of the house through local television channels.

State Assembly Election History



The state had President's rule imposed twice; the first time was in 1977 and the second time was from September 1988 to January 1989.

List of Chief Ministers in Mizoram



Sl. No.Name of Chief MinistersFromToParty
1Pu LalthanhawlaDec 11, 2008PresentINC
2Pu ZoramthangaDec 3, 1998Dec 11, 2008MNF
3Pu LalthanhawlaJan 24, 1989Dec 3, 1998INC
4President's ruleSep 7, 1988Jan 24, 1989
5Pu LaldengaAug 21, 1986Sep 7, 1988MNF
6Pu LalthanhawlaMay 5, 1984Aug 20, 1986INC
7Thenphunga SailoMay 8, 1979May 4, 1984MPC
8President's ruleNov 10, 1978May 8, 1979
9Thenphunga SailoJun 2, 1978Nov 10, 1978MPC
10President's ruleMay 11, 1977Jun 1, 1978
11Ch. ChhungaMay 3, 1972May 10, 1977Mizo Union


List of Governors in Mizoram



Sl.No.Name of GovernorsFromTo
1Dr. Kamla BeniwalJul 06, 2014Present
2Shri Vakkom Purushothaman Aug 26, 2011Jul 06, 2014
3Lt. Gen (Retd) M.M.Lakhera Jul 25, 2006Aug 25, 2011
4Amolak Rattan Kohli May 18, 2001Jul 24, 2006
5Ved Marwah (additional charge) Dec 1, 2000May 17, 2001
6A.Padmanabhan May 2, 1998Nov 30, 2000
7Dr A.P.Mukherjee Jan 29, 1998May 1, 1998
8P.R.Kyndiah Feb 10, 1993Jan 28, 1998
9Swaraj Kaushal Feb 8, 1990Feb 9, 1993
10Capt W.A.Sangma Jul 21, 1989Feb 7, 1990
11General K. V. Krishna Rao (additional charge) May 1, 1989Jul 20, 1989
12Hiteswar Saikia Feb 20, 1987Apr 30, 1989
13H.Saikia Dec 11, 1986Feb 19, 1987
14H.S.Dubey Aug 10, 1983Dec 10, 1986
15S.N.Kohli Apr 16, 1981Aug 9, 1983
16N.P.Mathur Sep 27, 1977Apr 15, 1981
17S.K.Chibber Jun 13, 1974Sep 26, 1977
18S.P.Mukherjee Apr 24, 1972Jun 12, 1974

Cabinet Ministers of Mizoram


MinistriesName of Minsiter
Chief Minister, Political & Cabinet,Vigilance, General Administration Department,Secretariat Administration, Personnel & Administrative,Reforms Information & Public Relations, Public Works,Power & Electricity, District Council AffairsLal Thanhawla
Home (including Prisons & Sainik Welfare Resettlement), Agriculture, Rural Development, Excise & NarcoticsR. Lalzirliana
Higher & Technical Education, Art & Culture, Land Revenue & Settlement, Parliamentary AffairsR.Romawia
Finance, Planning & Programme Implementation,Taxation, Law & JudicialLalsawta
School Education, Industries including Directorate of Mining & Mineral Resources, Trade & CommerceH. Rohluna
Urban Development & Poverty Alleviation, Sports & Youth Services, Public Health EngineeringZodintluanga
Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Transport, TourismJohn Rotluangliana
Horticulture, Local Administration Department, Social WelfareP.C.Lalthanliana
Minister of state, Health & Family Welfare, Minor Irrigation, Information & Communication Technology.( He will assist the Chief Minister in PWD & P&E Department )Lal Thanzara
Minister of state, Environment & Forests, Cooperation, Labour, Employment & Industrial Training,Soil & Water ConservationLalrinmawia Ralte
Minister of state, Animal Husbandry & Veterinary, Disaster Management & Rehabilitation, Printing & StationeryC.Ngunlianchunga
Minister of state, Sericulture, FisheriesDr B.D. Chakma

Rajya Sabha Members from Mizoram


NamePartyTerm
Shri Lalhming Liana Mizo National Front 19/07/2008 to 18/07/2014

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Mizoram



Mr. Lalmalsawma is the CEO of Mizoram.
He can be contacted at: Government of Mizoram, Aizawl - 796 001
Office Phone: 91-389-2322558
Residence Phone: 0389-2335547
Fax: 91-389-2325131
Email: ceo_mizoram@eci.gov.in
Website: http://ceomizoram.nic.in

Mizoram 16th General Elections Latest News And Update

Mizoram governor resigns
July 11, 2014 01:51 PM
Mizoram Governor Vakkom Purushothaman, who was transferred to Nagaland, said here on Friday that he has resigned. Speaking to reporters on his arrival here, Purushothaman said it's improper to transfer governor's like government staff.  "Now I will be involved in party work here and will not go after power politics," said the 86-year-old veteran Congress leader who has served as assembly speaker and minister, as also the Lt Governor of the Andaman And Nicobar Islands. Source : IANS
Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal shifted to Mizoram
July 07, 2014 09:23 AM
Gujarat Governor Kamla Beniwal, who had an uneasy relationship with Narendra Modi when he was Gujarat chief minister, was shifted to Mizoram in a minor reshuffle of governors. Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva, who is due to finish her term in about a month, has been given additional responsibility of the state. Beniwal, 87, whose tenure will also end in a few months, will take over from Mizoram Governor Vakkom Purushothaman who has been appointed as governor of Nagaland for the remainder of his term. Source : IANS
Mizoram wants Rajnath's help to resolve border row with Assam
July 02, 2014 04:32 PM
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has sought union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's intervention to resolve the Assam-Mizoram boundary dispute, an official said here on Wednesday. "The chief minister met the union home minister in New Delhi and requested him to intervene in the long pending boundary dispute with Assam," said an official of the Mizoram government speaking on condition of anonymity. Source : IANS
Elections for Mizoram, Arunachal Rajya Sabha seats on June 19
June 03, 2014 05:33 PM
Elections for the two Rajya Sabha seats in Congress-ruled Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh will be held on June 19, officials said today. The tenure of sitting Rajya Sabha member from Mizoram, Lalhming Liana of opposition Mizo National Front (MNF), will end on July 18 while the term of incumbent upper house member from Arunachal Pradesh, Mukut Mithi, ended on May 26. Source: IANS  
45 percent polling in Mizoram
April 11, 2014 03:35 PM
About 45 percent of the electorate cast their vote for the lone Lok Sabha seat from Mizoram and an assembly by-poll in the first seven hours of polling Friday, officials said here. Mizoram's joint chief electoral officer H. Lalengmawia said the polling was so far peaceful and no untoward incident was reported from anywhere in the state that borders Myanmar and Bangladesh besides Tripura and Assam. Source: IANS

Mizoram Lok Sabha Election Results 2014 - Party wise


Shown below are the number of seats won by BJP, INC, AAP and others in Mizoram Lok Sabha Elections 2014.

Mizoram 2014 Party Wise Results

Shown below is the list of winner/runnerup candidates of all parliamentary constituencies ofMizoram with their party name and symbol along with the votes secured by each candidate.

ConstituencyStatusNamePartyVote
Mizoram WinnerC L Ruala
INC
210485
Runner upRobert Romawia Royte
IND
204331

Last Updated on April 8, 2014


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