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MNF Selects Lalchhandama Ralte As Legislature Party Leader

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AIZAWL, Dec 5: The MNF, which suffered defeat in the Mizoram assembly polls, on Tuesday appointed outgoing education minister Lalchhandama Ralte as the leader of its legislature party.

In a meeting held at the residence of outgoing chief minister Zoramthanga, MNF adviser Lalrintluanga Sailo, who was elected from Dampa assembly constituency, was made deputy leader of the legislature party.

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The move comes after the Mizo National Front (MNF) witnessed a poll debacle with securing only 10 seats of the 40-member assembly.

Zoramthanga, who resigned as the MNF chief, also lost his Aizawl East-I seat to ZPM vice president Lalthansanga by a margin of 2,101 votes.

MNF core committee member and Thorang MLA R Rohmingliana was appointed as secretary of the legislature party, a leader said.

Prova Chakma, the lone woman legislator from West Tuipui, was appointed as treasurer of the MNF legislature party, he said.

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The party lost to the opposition Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) which got 27 seats in the 40-member state assembly. (PTI)

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