66 candidates file nomination for Aizawl Municipal Corporation election



Ahead of Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) election, 66 candidates, including 20 females have filed their nomination papers, Mizoram State Election Commission secretary Teresy Vanlalhruaii said on Thursday.

The Mizo National Front (MNF), Congress and Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) have fielded 19 candidates each while the BJP fielded nine candidates.

Scrutiny of nomination papers will take place on January 29, and the last date for withdrawal of candidature is February 1.

Polling for the AMC election is scheduled to be held on February 16, and counting of votes will be held on February 18.

Polling will be held in 274 polling stations from 7 am to 4 pm.

(Edited by Laxmi Chyrmang)