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Mizoram: ZPM Leader Lalduhoma Meets Governor Claiming To Form Government, To Swear-In On December 8

Lalduhoma will be sworn in as the Chief Minister on Friday, following the deliberations and planning undertaken by the party leadership, confirmed Raj Bhavan.

Lalduhoma is the CM face for ZPM in Mizoram Assembly elections
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Zoram People's Movement leader Lalduhoma met with Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati on Wednesday to assert his claim to form the government, following the party's victory in the assembly polls on Monday, securing 27 out of the total 40 seats.

Lalduhoma will be sworn in as the Chief Minister on Friday, following the deliberations and planning undertaken by the party leadership, confirmed Raj Bhavan.

Lalduhoma, a former IPS officer with a noteworthy background as the security in charge of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, convened a meeting on Tuesday evening with the newly elected party candidates and other leaders.

The agenda centered around the formation of the council of ministers and the distribution of portfolios, as disclosed by a party official. The Val Upa Council members, constituting the decision-making body of the ZPM, were also present at the strategic meeting.

Lalduhoma will be sworn in as the Chief Minister on Friday, following the deliberations and planning undertaken by the party leadership. Expressing contentment with the majority win in the assembly, Lalduhoma emphasized the significance of establishing robust ties with the Union government.

In a formal handover, Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer Madhup Vyas, accompanied by election officials, met with the governor on Tuesday to present the gazette containing the names of the 40 newly elected candidates from the assembly elections.

The ZPM's resounding success in the state assembly polls on Monday resulted in the ousting of the incumbent Mizo National Front (MNF), which secured only 10 seats. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lagged significantly with just two seats, while the Congress managed to secure only one. The polling for the 40-member assembly took place on November 7, witnessing a robust voter turnout, with over 82 percent of the 8.57 lakh eligible voters exercising their franchise.

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