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Everything you need to know about the Mizoram Assembly Elections 2013

Q 1. When will the Mizoram Assembly elections be held?
A 1. 25th November 2013.

Q 2. When will the Mizoram Assembly elections results be declared?
A 2. 8th December of 2013.

Q 3. Which party is currently in power in Mizoram?
A 3. Indian National Congress (INC)

Q 4. Who is the present Chief Minister of Mizoram?
A 4. Pu Lalthanhawla

Q 5. How long has Lalthanhawla been the Chief Minister of Mizoram?
A 5. Lalthanhawla has been the Chief Minister of Mizoram 3 times - 1984-86, 1989-98, and since 2008 till date .

Q 6. How many times have Legislative elections been held in Mizoram?
A 6. Legislative Assembly elections have been held eight times in Mizoram. This is the 9th Legislative Assembly election in Mizoram.

Q 7. How many Assembly Constituencies are there in Mizoram?
A 7. There are 40 Assembly Constituencies in Mizoram.

Q 8. How many registered voters / electors are there in Mizoram?
A 8. There are 6,86,305 registered voters / electors in Mizoram.

Q 9. How many polling stations are there in the 2013 Mizoram Assembly elections?
A 9. 1,126.

Q 10. Who is the opposition candidate for the Chief Minister of Mizoram?
A 10. Pu Zoramthanga (MNF)

Q 11. Who is the Congress candidate for the Chief Minister of Mizoram?
A 11. The Congress has not yet announced its list of candidates. Possible contender is Pu Lalthanhawla.

Q 12. Which are some of the other parties in the fray in the Mizoram elections?
A12. Mizo National Front (MNF), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Mizoram Nationalist Party or ZNP, Mizoram People's Conference or MPC, etc.

Q 13. Who are the previous Chief Ministers of Mizoram?
A13. Lalthanhawla (INC, 1984-86, 1989-98, 2008-13); Ch. Chhunga (Mizo Union, 1972-77), Thenphunga Sailo (Mizo People's Conference, June78-Nov 78, May 1979-84), Pu Laldenga (Mizo National Front, 1986-88), Pu Zoramthanga (Mizo National Front, December 1998-2008)

Q 14. What is the last date for the submission of nominations in the Mizoram Assembly elections?
A 14. 08th November, 2013 (Friday)

Q 15. What is the last date for the withdrawal of nominations in the Mizoram Assembly elections?
A 15. 11th November, 2013 (Monday)

Q 16. What is the last date for the scrutiny of nominations in the Mizoram Assembly elections?
A 16. 09th November, 2013(Saturday)

Q 17. Which is the date before which elections shall be completed?
A 17. 11th December, 2013 (Wednesday)

Q 18. Who is the sitting MLA of Hachhek (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 18. Lalrinmawia Ralte (INC)

Q 19. Who is the sitting MLA of Dampa (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 19. Lalrobiaka (INC)

Q 20. Who is the sitting MLA of Mamit (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 20. John Rotluangliana (INC)

Q 21. Who is the sitting MLA of Tuirial (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 21. Hmingdailova Khiangte (INC)

Q 22. Who is the sitting MLA of Kolasib (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 22. P.C. Zoram Sangliana (INC)

Q 23. Who is the sitting MLA of Serlui (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 23. K. Lalrinthanga (INC)

Q 24. Who is the sitting MLA of Tuivawl (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 24. R.L.Pianmawia (INC)

Q 25. Who is the sitting MLA of Chalfilh (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 25. Chawngtinthanga (INC)

Q 26. Who is the sitting MLA of Tawi (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 26. R.Lalzirliana (INC)

Q 27. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl North-I (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 27. R.Romawia (INC)

Q 28. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl North-II (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 28. H.Liansailova (INC)

Q 29. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl North-III (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 29. Lal Thanzara (INC)

Q 30. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl East-I (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 30. R.Lalrinawma (INC)

Q 31. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl East-II (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 31. Lalsawta (INC)

Q 32. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl West-I (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 32. Lalduhawma (Mizoram Nationalist Party or ZNP )

Q 33. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl West-II (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 33. Brig.T. Sailo (Mizoram People's Conference or MPC )

Q 34. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl West-III (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 34. R.Selthuama (INC).

Q 35. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl South-I (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 35. K.Liantlinga (ZNP).

Q 36. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl South-II (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 36. Lt.Col. Zosangzuala (INC).

Q 37. Who is the sitting MLA of Aizawl South-III (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 37. K.S.Thanga (INC).

Q 38. Who is the sitting MLA of Lengteng (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 38. H.Rohluna (INC).

Q 39. Who is the sitting MLA of Tuichang (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 39. Lalrinliana Sailo (INC).

Q 40. Who is the sitting MLA of Champhai North (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 40. T. T. Zothansanga (INC).

Q 41. Who is the sitting MLA of Champhai South (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 41. J.H.Rothuama (INC).

Q 42. Who is the sitting MLA of EastTuipui (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 42. B.Lalthlengliana (MNF).

Q 43. Who is the sitting MLA of Serchhip (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 43. Lalthanhawla (INC).

Q 44. Who is the sitting MLA of Tuikum (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 44. K. Lianzuala (INC).

Q 45. Who is the sitting MLA of Hrangturzo (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 45. Lalthansanga (MPC).

Q 46. Who is the sitting MLA of SouthTuipui (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 46. Lalthanhawla (INC).

Q 47. Who is the sitting MLA of Lunglei North (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 47. Pc Lalthanliana (INC).

Q 48. Who is the sitting MLA of Lunglei East (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 48. Joseph Lalhimpuia (INC).

Q 49. Who is the sitting MLA of Lunglei West (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 49. Dr. R. Lalthangliana (MNF).

Q 51. Who is the sitting MLA of Lunglei South (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 51. S. Laldingliana (INC).

Q 52. Who is the sitting MLA of Thorang (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 52. Zodintluanga (INC).

Q 53. Who is the sitting MLA of West Tuipui (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 53. Nihar Kanti (INC).

Q 54. Who is the sitting MLA of Tuichawng (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 54. Nirupam Chakma (INC).

Q 55. Who is the sitting MLA of Lawngtlai West (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 55. C. Ramhluna (MNF).

Q 56. Who is the sitting MLA of Lawngtlai East (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 56. H. Zothangliana (INC).

Q 57. Who is the sitting MLA of Saiha (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 57. S. Hiato (INC).

Q 58. Who is the sitting MLA of Palak (ST) Assembly constituency?
A 58. P.P. Thawla (Maraland Democratic Front or MDF).

Q 59. Who is the Chief Electoral Offficer for Mizoram 2013 elections?
A 59. State Joint Chief Electoral Officer H Lalengmawia.

Q 60. What was the voter turnout in the elections held on November 25, 2013?
A 60. Polling was 81 per cent of the total 690,860 voters in Mizoram.

Q 61. What was the voter turnout in the previous Mizoram 2008 elections?
A 61. The polling percentage was 80.02 per cent in the last assembly elections of December 2008.

Q 62. How many candidates fought the elections in Mizoram?
A 62. 142 candidates were in the fray.

Q 63. How many women candidates fought the 2013 elections in Mizoram?
A 63. Altogether 6 women candidates of the total 142 were in the fray.

Q 64. What was the highest turnout and where?
A 64. The constituency that polled the highest number of votes is Aizawl South III at 89.54 per cent.

Q 65. Where was the lowest turnout?
A 65. The lowest turnout, 65.95 per cent, was recorded in Hachhek constituency.

Q 66. What was the turnout in the Chief Minister's constituency?
A 66. CM Lal Thanhawla’s constituencies Serchhip, his home turf, and neighbouring Hrangturzo recorded 84.58% and 82.54% turnout, respectively.

Q 67. What was the turnout in opposition MNF chief Zoramthanga's constituency?
A 67. 81.20% in East Tuipui constituency.

Q 68. What were the security arrangements for the poll?
A 68. Around 7,000 para-military, state and other security personnel were deployed

Q 69. What was the voting trend like?
A 69. Women outnumbered men voters. In all, there were 350,333 women voters as against 340,527 males. Also, for the first time in any general elections, Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) device was used to confirm the voter's choice on print in 10 of the 40 constituencies. These were found to be malfunctioning in most cases.

Q 70. What has happened in the Aizawl South-I Assembly seat repoll held on November 29?
A 70. 78.71 per cent was the voter turnout in the repoll in the Aizawl South-I Assembly seat. Out of the 1,104 voters in the booth, 869 voters including 479 women voters cast their votes.

Q 71. What results are expected?
A 71. It seems to be a stiff battle between the ruling INC and opposition MNF parties.

Last Updated on 12/2/2013