Sinlung /
30 August 2013

Mizo Women's Body Seeks Proper Representation in Assembly

Aizawl, Aug 30 : Mizo Hmeichhe Insuihkhawm Pawl (MHIP), an apex women's body, has resolved to ensure that women are adequately represented in the 40-member Mizoram legislative assembly.

Lalthlamuani, president of the MHIP general headquarters, on Thursday said that the organization not only wanted its representative in the legislature, but would also work to ensure that a number of women are elected to the assembly.

The organization has declared 2013 as the year for empowerment of women in politics.

Lalthlamuani, wife of state transport minister P C Zoramsangliana, said the group has been pleading with its members to cast their votes in favour of women candidates irrespective of party affiliations.


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