Mizoram New Government: ZPM leader Lal Duhoma to take oath as Chief Minister on Friday

A new government will be formed in Mizoram on Friday. ZPM leader Lalduhoma will take oath as the Chief Minister on Friday. ZPM has registered a landslide victory in the state by winning 27 out of 40 seats in Mizoram Assembly.

Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) leader Lalduhoma will take oath as the Chief Minister of Mizoram on Friday. This information has been given by a source related to Raj Bhawan. Along with him, some MLAs can also take oath as ministers. According to the information received, Lalduhoma met Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati on Wednesday and staked a claim to form the government. ZPM emerged victorious in the assembly elections on Monday, winning 27 of the total 40 seats.

Lalduhoma has been the security in-charge of Indira Gandhi


Lalduhoma, a former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, had served as the security in-charge of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

A party leader said that he held a meeting with the newly elected members and other leaders on Tuesday evening and discussed the formation of the Council of Ministers and distribution of departments. Members of ‘Wal Upa Parishad’, the policy decision-making body of ZPM, also participated in the meeting. “Lal Duhoma is likely to take oath as chief minister on Friday,” a ZPM source said. Lalduhoma expressed satisfaction over his party winning the majority of seats in the House and stressed the importance of building strong ties with the central government.

Gave a crushing defeat to MNF 

Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer Madhup Vyas along with election officials met the Governor on Tuesday and handed over the ‘Gazette’ with the names of 40 newly elected members in the assembly elections. The ZPM on Monday pipped the incumbent Mizo National Front (MNF) in the state assembly elections, winning only 10 seats. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could win only two seats and Congress only one seat. Voting for the 40-member assembly election was held on November 7, where over 82 per cent of over 8.57 lakh voters exercised their franchise.

MNF rejects Zoramthanga’s resignation 

MNF, which faced defeat in the assembly elections, on Wednesday rejected the resignation of its president Zoramthanga. It was agreed in the party that he would continue in the post. MNF senior vice-president Tawanluia said the MNF’s national core committee and political affairs committee rejected Zoramthanga’s resignation and appreciated his move to take moral responsibility for his defeat.