Mizoram: ZPM leader Lalduhoma meets Governor to stake claim to form government

Mizoram: ZPM leader Lalduhoma meets Governor to stake claim to form government

After winning the Assembly polls in Mizoram, Zoram People's Movement (ZPM) leader Lalduhoma, who is also the Chief Ministerial candidate of the party met the state Governor today and stake claim to form the government.

Lalduhoma meet Governor Hari Babau Kambhampati at Raj Bhawan in Aizawl today at around 10:30 am.

Lalduhoma met the Governor to claim the government, accompanied by the party president and newly elected MLA K Sapdanga and Vanlalhlana, also elected from Aizawl North I.

ZPM registered a landslide victory by winning 27 out of 40 assembly constituencies in Mizoram, of which results were declared on December 4.

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After leading ZPM to a landslide victory in Mizoram, party chief Lalduhoma, who is set to take over from Zoramthanga as the next chief minister, said the state's youth were fed up with the incumbent, the Mizo National Front (MNF), and wanted a new regime to come in with fresh ideas and principles.

"This is the blessing of God & the blessing of the people for which I am very happy & thankful. We had been expecting (such a big win) right from the previous year. We know the mood of the people. We know that they are in our favour...There is no contender at all...They had already selected me last year. It was already announced to the people that if ZPM returns to power Lalduhoma is going to be the CM. That is known by the people right from the previous year. There are many issues, as a government we have 45 departments looking after various things...After the swearing-in ceremony is over, I am going to have a press meeting for the first time as the CM. I am going to announce our top priorities" the CM designate said. On Tuesday the ZPM conducted a special worship service to mark their victory. ZPM's newly elected MLA, Baryl Vanneihsangi, who was also present at the venue for the worship service, while speaking to ANI, credited all the women of the community for her victory. I dedicate this win to every woman in our society and community," she said.