Khipo, the sitting CEM, lost his traditional constituency Tuisih to a newcomer Tiahlei Syuhlo, who garnered 506 votes against Khipo's 342 votes. With L C Apaw, who won Siata seat, only two of the 15 independent candidates got elected.
The Mizo National Front, the main opposition in Mizoram, won two seats, its ally the Maraland Democratic Front (MDF), a party limited to the district council, won five seats.
Saiha district MNF president and sitting MDC (member of district council) H C Lalmalsawma Zasai also lost his traditional seat Rawmibawk to Congress candidate R T Zachono, a sitting EM (executive member) by a margin of just 14 votes.
Among the elected candidates is former Lok Sabha member from Mizoram, Hiphei, who got elected on Congress ticket from Tuipang-II.
There are five new faces among the elected candidates. Congress party and MNF-MDF were the two major forces in the elections with both camps contesting in all the 25 candidates.
Zoram Nationalist Party which has two MLAs in the state's assembly contested in three constituencies and won none.
The 10th Mara autonomous district council elections on May 3 recorded a high poll turnout with 86.48 per cent of the total 32,898 electors casting their votes in EVMs for the first time.
Mara autonomous district council is one of the three autonomous district councils in Mizoram. It is an autonomous administrative government meant for the Mara people.