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Mizoram Election Results 2023 highlights: ZPM to form govt with 27 seats, MNF gets 10 seats

Mizoram Election Results 2023 highlights: The ZPM, led by former IPS officer Lalduhoma, is set to form government in the northeastern state.
Zoram People's Movement chief and likely to be next Mizoram CM Lalduhoma. (PTI Photo)
Zoram People's Movement chief and likely to be next Mizoram CM Lalduhoma. (PTI Photo)

Mizoram Election Results 2023 highlights: Welcome to our live coverage of the Mizoram assembly election results, a day after the results of four states – Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, and Chhattisgarh – were announced. The Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) swept off the northeastern state with 27 seats out of the total 40 assembly seats - dethroning the Mizo National Front (MNF) who got 10 seats. The BJP came a distant third with two seats, while Congress managed to get one seat in the state....Read More

Assembly election results 2023: Full coverage

The exit poll results had indicated a neck-and-neck fight between the ruling MNF and former IPS officer Lalduhoma's ZPM. Some predicted that the ruling MNF, led by chief minister Zoramthanga, holds an advantage, while some have projected a victory for ZPM. As per the initial trends, the ZPM is looking poised to register a landslide victory.

MNF, ZPM and Congress contested in all 40 assembly seats, while BJP contested in only 23 seats in the state. Polling for the Mizoram assembly was held on November 7 with a voter turnout of 80.43 percent.

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Originally scheduled for December 3, the counting day was rescheduled to December 4. The Election Commission, in an official notification, cited the receipt of "several representations from various quarters" within Mizoram as the driving force behind this decision. The representations collectively requested a revision of the counting date from December 3, 2023 (Sunday), to another weekday. Chief Electoral Officer Madhup Vyas said that the poll body agreed to the request as “Sunday was devoted to church duties and prayers.”

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Dec 4, 2023 6:52 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: 3 women candidates win election in 40-member assembly

Only three women candidates won in the Mizoram Assembly elections, the results of which were declared on Monday. Out of the 174 candidates in the fray, only 16 were women. Of them, two contested in two constituencies each.

Dec 4, 2023 6:26 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP thanks workers, people of state; compares result with 2018 election

The BJP, who bagged just two seats in the 40-seat Mizoram assembly, compared its result with that of 2018 and thanked the BJP workers and people of the state for their “unwavering support”. The saffron party got 1 seat in the 2018 assembly elections.

Dec 4, 2023 5:48 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP national secretary Vinod Tawde thanks workers, concedes defeat

BJP national secretary Vinod Tawde conceded the party's defeat in Mizoram saying that they “accept the mandate given by the people”. “All our @BJP4Mizoram leaders and Karyakartas worked very hard, which is evident in the election results. Our seats have increased as compared to the last election. Gratitude to the people of the state for this immense love. BJP will continue to selflessly serve the people of the state and will also play the crucial role of a key opposition party in the state,” he wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter.

Dec 4, 2023 5:27 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Outgoing CM Zoramthanga concedes defeat

Outgoing Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga conceded his defeat on Monday saying, “Because of the anti-incumbency effect and the people are not satisfied with my performance so I lost... I accept the verdict of the people and I hope that the next government will perform well... It (the reason) is the anti-incumbency and Covid onslaught.” Zoramthanga's party MNF bagged 10 seats in the state assembly, while ZPM won with 27 seats.

Dec 4, 2023 5:12 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: All 40 seat results announced, ZPM sweeps it off with 27 seats

Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) swept off the Mizoram assembly election with 27 seats out of the 40-member assembly. MNF bagged 10 seats, while the BJP came a distant third with two seats. Congress managed to get one seat in the state.

Dec 4, 2023 4:50 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Lalduhoma, who is likely to become next CM, speaks to Hindustan Times

Police officer turned politician and ZPM chief Lalduhoma, 74, who is set to become the next chief minister, spoke to Hindustan Times, about his priorities and agenda. Read full interview HERE

Dec 4, 2023 4:29 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM dethrones MNF, bags 27 of 40 seats

The Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) has stormed to power in Mizoram by dethroning the Mizo National Front (MNF) bagging 27 seats in the 40-member House. According to the Election Commission of India, one more seat's result is yet to be announced.

Dec 4, 2023 4:09 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: CM Zoramthanga submits resignation to Governor

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga tendered his resignation to Governor Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati at Raj Bhavan after losing the assembly elections.

Dec 4, 2023 4:00 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM wins, but what did exit polls predict?

The Zoram People's Movement's (ZPM) thumping victory in the Mizoram assembly election on Monday also meant a majority of exit poll aired by news channels on November 30 failed to predict the final results. Read Hindustan Times' analysis here

Dec 4, 2023 3:52 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Mizoram CM lost to this candidate

Mizoram chief minister and MNF candidate Zoramthanga lost to ZPM's Lalthansanga by 2,101 votes in the Aizawl East-1 seat. Lalthansanga secured 10,727 votes, while Zoramthanga got 8,626 votes.

Dec 4, 2023 3:44 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM meeting to decide on claiming stake to form government

Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) will hold a meeting of its newly elected MLAs to decide on claiming a stake in government formation in Mizoram, a senior leader said as per news agency

Dec 4, 2023 3:38 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Zoramthanga to meet Mizoram Guv; likely to resign

Mizoram chief minister Zoramthanga is likely to meet Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati to tender his resignation following his party's debacle in the assembly polls.

"The CM will meet the governor around 4 pm. He is likely to offer his resignation," an official at the Chief Minister's Office said as per news agency PTI.

Dec 4, 2023 3:29 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Who is ZPM's CM candidate

Lalduhoma, ZPM's Chief Ministerial candidate, has secured a clear victory in the Serchhip constituency. Lalduhoma registered a decisive win in the Serchhip constituency, defeating MNF candidate J Malsawmzuala Vanchhawng by 2,982 votes.

Dec 4, 2023 3:21 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: What BJP state party chief said

BJP state party chief Vanlalhmuaka said that the result is "little unexpected" for the party.

"Earlier I said that people expected a hung assembly but after seeing the results, it is a little unexpected but we accept it and we respect the people's mandate....Under the leadership of PM Modi and JP Nadda, BJP is progressing a lot in Mizoram. In 2018, we were getting only 1 seat but now we are about to get 3 seats, we have already secured 2," he said.

Dec 4, 2023 3:13 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP's major gain in the state

The Bharatiya Janata Party swept Siaha district bordering Myanmar. K. Beichhua won the Saiha seat by defeating H.C. Lalmalsawma Zasai of MNF by 616 votes. This is the BJP's best-ever performance in Mizoram.

Dec 4, 2023 3:02 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: How many rounds of counting are left

In some of the seats that have a fewer number of voters, only two rounds of counting will be held. In most of the constituencies, five rounds will be counted. The final results will be announced after all the rounds.

Dec 4, 2023 2:52 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Shock losses as counting underway

Prominent losses include Mizoram deputy chief minister and MNF candidate Tawnluia who lost to ZPM candidate in Tuichang, Health Minister and MNF candidate R Lalthangliana who lost to ZPM's Jeje Lalpekhlua in South Tuipui and Rural Development Minister Laruatkima who lost to ZPM nominee Lalnghinglova Hmar in Aizawl West II.

Dec 4, 2023 2:43 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Has Congress made gains

The Indian National Congress is leading in one seat.

Dec 4, 2023 2:39 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP secures two seats

The BJP won Palak and Saiha seats in the Mizoram assembly elections.

Dec 4, 2023 2:34 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: How has MNF fared so far

The ruling Mizo National Front won seven seats and was leading in three.

Dec 4, 2023 2:29 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Mizoram CM Zoramthanga to resign after major loss

Mizoram CM Zoramthanga will meet Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati at 4 pm, likely to resign, news agency PTI reports.

Dec 4, 2023 2:23 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Seats where ZPM has won

The ZPM won: Kolasib, Chalfilh, Tawi, Aizawl North-II, Aizawl West-I, Aizawl West-II, Aizawl West-III, Aizawl South-I, Aizawl South-III, Lengteng, Tuichang, Champhai North, Tuikum, Hrangturzo, South Tuipui, Lunglei West, Lunglei South, Lawngtlai East.

Dec 4, 2023 2:10 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: The star of ZPM's victory today

The prominent ZPM winners include the party's CM face Lalduhoma who bagged the Serchhip seat by defeating his MNF rival J Malsawmzuala Vanchhawng by 2,982 votes.

Dec 4, 2023 2:05 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: In case you are just joining us, here's a recap

The Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) secured majority in the Mizoram assembly.

The alliance won 21 of the 40 seats and leading in six others as votes were being counted.

Dec 4, 2023 2:00 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM wins 25; leads in 2

The ZPM won the Kolasib, Chalfilh, Tawi, Aizawl North-II, Aizawl West-I, Aizawl West-II, Aizawl West-III, Aizawl North-I, Aizawl North-II, Aizawl South-I, Aizawl South-II, Aizawl South-III, Lengteng, Tuichang, Champhai North, Champhai South, Tuikum, Hrangturzo, South Tuipui, Lunglei East, Lunglei West, Lunglei South, Lawngtlai East.

Dec 4, 2023 1:33 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM crosses magic figure

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: The six-party alliance, ZPM, has crossed the majority mark by winning 21 of 40 assembly seats so far, according to Election Commission data.

Dec 4, 2023 1:14 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Ministers swept away in ZPM wave

Rural Development Minister Lalruatkima lost to ZPM's Lalnghinglova Hmar in Aizawl West-II seat by 4,819 votes.

Health Minister R Lalthangliana lost to ZPM nominee Jeje Lalpekhlua in South Tuipui seat by 135 votes.

Dec 4, 2023 1:12 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Deputy CM Tawnluia lost to ZPM candidate

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Deputy chief minister Tawnluia lost to ZPM candidate W Chhuanawma in the Tuichang seat by a margin of 909 votes.

Dec 4, 2023 12:52 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP bags Saiha

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP candidate K. Beichhua has defeated MNF's H.C Lalmalsawma Zasai in Saiha by 616 votes, according to EC.

Dec 4, 2023 12:32 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM's CM face Lalduhoma wins Serchhip seat

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: The chief ministerial face of the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) has defeated his nearest MNF rival J. Malsawmzuala Vanchhawng in Serchhip.

Dec 4, 2023 12:30 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: CM Zoramthanga loses his seat

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Sitting chief minister Zoramthanga has lost against ZPM's Lalthansanga in the Aizawl East-I constituency.

Dec 4, 2023 12:12 PM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP wins Palak seat

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: BJP candidate K Hrahmo won the Palak Assembly constituency defeating his MNF rival K T Rokhaw by 1,241 votes, according to the Election Commission.

Dec 4, 2023 11:51 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM candidate echoes call for change as party maintains lead

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Dr Vanlalthlana, the Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) candidate from Aizawl North-II, said the party's repeated call for a change was well received. He said, “People have shown their mandate. We have talked to people again and again, and shouted that Mizoram needs a change."

Dec 4, 2023 11:32 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Party wise vote share

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: As per the latest trend available, ZPM has cornered nearly 40% of the total votes polled, while the ruling MNF polled less than 35% of the total votes. While Congress received over 20% of the vote share, despite leading on just one seat. BJP, on the other hand, was leading on three seats with 4.26% vote share.

ZPM is looking poised to register landslide maiden victory in the northeasten state, with Election Commission declaring its winner in two seats and its candidates leading in 27.

Dec 4, 2023 11:17 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: MNF's first win

MNF opened its account with its first win from the Mamit constituency.

Dec 4, 2023 10:49 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: How the tally currently stands

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) - 29 (wins + leads)

Mizo National Front (MNF) - 7 (leads)

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) - 3 (leads)

Congress - 1 (lead)

Dec 4, 2023 10:43 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM towards a landslide win

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

ZPM is looking poised to register landslide maiden victory in the northeasten state, with Election Commission declaring its winner in two seats and its candidates leading in 27.

Dec 4, 2023 10:31 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Congress continues its dismal performance in northeast

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

C. Ngunlianchunga is the only Congress candidate leading in Mizoram assembly elections. Ngunlianchunga is ahead of MNF's V. Zirsanga by 481 votes.

Dec 4, 2023 10:29 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Which three BJP candidates are leading

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

K. Hrahmo of the Bharatiya Janata Party is leading in Palak by 493 votes against his nearest MNF rival, KT Rokhaw.

Dr. K. Beichhua is leading by 979 votes against MNF's H.C Lalmalsawma Zasai in Saiha seat.

BJP's Durjya Dhan Chakma is leading in Tuichawng by 585 votes. MNF's Rasik Mohan Chakma is at second position after first round of counting.

Dec 4, 2023 10:24 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM looks poised to form govt

ZPM has bagged one assembly seat and is leading in 25 constituencies, well above the halfway mark of 20. The ruling MNF is leading in 10 seats, while BJP is leading in three seats; Congress, which ruled the state from 2008-2018, is looking at another dismal performance with lead in just one seat.

Dec 4, 2023 10:20 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM candidates leading

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

  • Lalduhoma is leading in Serchhip with 1390 votes after the second round of counting.
  • Jeje Lalpekhlua is leading in South Tuipui with 254 votes after the second round of counting.
  • Prof. Lalnilawma is leading in Tawi with 1552 votes after the third round of counting.
  • W Chhuanawma is leading in Tuichang with 909 votes after the second round of counting.
  • P.C. Vanlalruata is leading in Tuikum with 1834 votes after the third round of counting.
  • Laltlanmawia is leading in Tuirial with 51 votes after the first round of counting.
Dec 4, 2023 10:15 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM's CM face leads in Serchhip

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

Lalduhoma, the chief ministerial face of Zoram People’s Movement, is leading in Serchhip by 1390 vots after two rounds of counting.

Dec 4, 2023 10:13 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM set to sweep Lunglei

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

  • Dr. Lorrain Lalpekliana Chinzah is leading in Lawngtlai East by 854 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Lalrinpuii is leading in Lunglei East by 595 votes after the first round of counting.
  • V. Malsawmtluanga is leading in Lunglei North after the first round of counting.
  • Lalramliana Ppuia is leading in Lunglei South by 1222 votes after the first round of counting.
  • T. Lalhlimpuia is leading in Lunglei West with 301 votes after the second round of counting.
Dec 4, 2023 10:09 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Let's take a look at leading ZPM candidates

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

  • V. L. Zaithanzama is leading in Aizawl West-III by 1823 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Lalbiakzama is leading in Chalfilh by 372 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Lt Col. Clement Lalhmingthanga is leading in Champhai South by 143 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Vanlalsailova is leading in Dampa by 120 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Lalmuanpuia Punte is in the lead in Hrangturzo with 922 votes after the second round of counting.
Dec 4, 2023 10:01 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Let's take a look at leading ZPM candidates

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

  • K. Sapdanga is leading in Aizawl North-III by 145 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Lalchhuanthanga is leading in Aizawl South-II by 930 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Baryl Vanneihsangi is leading in Aizawl South-III by 800 votes after the first round of counting.
  • TBC Lalvenchhunga is leading in Aizawl West-I by 1298 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Lalnghinglova Hmar is leading in Aizawl West-II by 1961 votes after the first round of counting.
Dec 4, 2023 9:57 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: Let's take a look at leading ZPM candidates

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE:

  • Lalthansanga is leading in Aizawl East-I by 640 votes after the first round of counting.
  • B. Lalchhanzova is leading in Aizawl East-II by 893 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Vanlalhlana is leading in Aizawl North-I by 2507 votes after the first round of counting.
  • Vanlalthlana is leading in Aizawl North-II by 2216 votes after the first round of counting.
  • K. Sapdanga is leading in Aizawl North-III by 145 votes after the first round of counting.
Dec 4, 2023 9:48 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM's Lalchhuanthanga leads in Aizawl South-II

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM candidate Lalchhuanthanga is leading in Aizawl South-II by 930 votes. Congress's Lalmalsawma Nghaka is in second position.

Dec 4, 2023 9:44 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE Updates: ZPM zooms past halfway mark!

ZPM is taking most of the pollsters by surprise! Lalduhoma's party has raced past the halfway mark in early trends with leads in 22 seats.

Dec 4, 2023 9:39 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM's Lalnghinglova Hmar leads in Aizawl West-II

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM candidate Lalnghinglova Hmar is leading in Aizawl West-II by 1961 votes after first round of counting. Only two rounds of counting will take place for this constituency.

Dec 4, 2023 9:37 AM IST

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM's TBC Lalvenchhunga leads in Aizawl West-I

Mizoram Election Results 2023 LIVE: ZPM candidate Lalvenchhunga is leading in Aizawl West-I by 1,298 votes after first round of counting. Three rounds of counting will take place for this constituency.