Aizawl, Apr 18 : The Trinamool Congress’ Mizoram unit was today launched by its state president Kim Gangte, a former Lok Sabha member here.
The main thrust of the party would be to uplift the rural poor and reservation for women in the state legislature and uplift and protection of minorities in the state, Gangte said.
It would also lay emphasis on decentralisation of power and would constitute village development board in every village while it also favoured increase of state Assembly seats from 40 to 60.
The convener, co-convener and adviser would be approved by the All India Trinamool Congress after which officer bearers and the executive body would be constituted, she said.
Retired Indian Police Service officer B T Nghinglova promised regulated markets, establishment of a separate High court for Mizoram and establishment of Lokayukta and Upayukta.
The function was attended by TMC leaders from Manipur, including Thangkhum Haokip and Jiken Singh.