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25 June 2014

Chawngthu Appointed Chairman of Mizoram Women Commission

Aizawl, Jun 25 : Mizoram government reconstituted the Mizoram State Commission for Women (MSCW) and appointed the newly-elected ruling Congress legislator Vanlalawmpuii Chawngthu as its chairman, an official statement today said.

Chawngthu, elected in the by-polls to the Rangturzo Assembly seat on April 11, is the first woman legislator to be elected after a gap of 27 years and the only unmarried Mizo woman to be elected to the state legislature, it said.

The MSCW members included three women professors, one woman judge of the district court in Aizawl, a housewife and Congress Mahila leader, it said, adding that the term of the Commission would be for three years.

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