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The last date for filing of nomination papers has been fixed for April 24, while the last date for withdrawal of candidature is April 26
The last date for filing of nomination papers has been fixed for April 24, while the last date for withdrawal of candidature is April 26|Representational image
MIZORAM

Mizoram: EC announces polls to Lai, Chakma area village councils

Date of polling for 95 village councils in Lai Autonomous District Council area and six village councils in Chakma Autonomous District Council area scheduled for May 8

Henry L Khojol

Aizawl: The Mizoram Election Commission has announced election to 95 village councils in Lai Autonomous District Council (LADC) area and by-poll to six village councils in Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) area in south Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district.

The date of polling for 95 village councils in Lai area and six village councils in Chakma area has been scheduled for May 8, an official statement issued by the state election commission said.

The last date for filing nomination papers was fixed on April 24, while the last date for withdrawal of candidature was fixed on April 26.

Scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on April 25 and counting of votes would be undertaken on May 8 which will commence as soon as polling is over. Date of re-poll if require will be held on May 9.

The last date for formation of executive body is May 14 and election process is scheduled to be completed by May 17.

There are 469 village council seats in LADC area of which 95 seats are reserved for women. Of the 12 seats in CADC village council by-election, one is reserved for woman.