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09 June 2014

MNF To Contest Rajya Sabha Seat from Mizoram

Aizawl, Jun 9 : The party took the decision on Friday after consulting the alliance partners of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Lalthangliana said.
The UDF is the alliance of eight opposition political parties which unsuccessfully contested the just concluded Lok Sabha polls by fielding a common independent candidate against the ruling Congress.
He said that the name of the opposition candidate would be announced on Monday which is the last day for filing of nominations for the polls.
Meanwhile, nomination committee of the ruling Congress on Wednesday held discussions to name the Congress candidate for the coming polls.
The ruling Congress has 34 legislators in the 40-member state legislature, while the MNF has five members and its alliance partner, and the Mizoram People's Conference (MPC)has one.

Ronald Sapa Tlau is Cong nominee for lone RS seat in Mizoram

The ruling Congress today announced the name of Ronald Sapa Tlau as its nominee to contest the election to the lone Mizoram Rajya Sabha seat to be held on June 19.

Tlau, who is chairman of the public sector Zoram Electronics Development Corporation Limited (ZENICS) since 2009 and had unsuccessfully contested the Assembly polls from Hrangturzo seat in 2008, would file his nominations tomorrow, the last day of filing nominations.


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