Mizoram polls: Congress CM Lal Thanhawla loses both seats

PTI

File photo of Mizoram Chief Minister PU Lalthanhawla.

File photo of Mizoram Chief Minister PU Lalthanhawla.

Mizoram Chief Minister and Congress candidate Lal Thanhawla lost from both his home turf Serchhip and Champhai South seat Tuesday, Election Commission sources said.

Lal Thanhawla was defeated in Serchhip by the Zoram People’s Movement’s (ZPM) chief ministerial candidate Lalduhoma by a margin of 410 votes, they said.

He also lost to T J Lalnuntluanga, a political novice and Mizo National Front (MNF) nominee, by a margin of 1,049 votes in Champhai South constituency near the Myanmar border.

(PTI)