Aizawl, May 10: In the 25-member Mara Autonomous District Council (MADC) elections in the Siaha district of south Mizoram, the Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the single-largest party. The party received 12 seats but fell short of an absolute majority by one seat. On Monday, the MADC polls results were announced.
BJP’s National General Secretary, B L Santhosh said by securing victory on 12 of 25 seats, BJP has “further spread its wings in North East taking forward Sabka Saath: Sabka Vishwas vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.”
By winning 12 of the 25 seats that went to polls in Mara Autonomous District Council , Mizoram @BJP4India further spreads its wings in North East taking forward Sabka Saath : Sabka Vishwas vision of PM @narendramodi . Congratulations Team @BJP4Mizoram led by @hmuakabjp . pic.twitter.com/z6xFhJklHx
— B L Santhosh (@blsanthosh) May 10, 2022
The BJP ran for twenty-four seats and gained 12, falling one seat quick of an easy majority, at the same time as the Mizo National Front (MNF) gained 9 and the Congress four. According to Siaha Deputy Commissioner Lalsangliana, the returning officer, incumbent Chief Executive Member (CEM) N Zakhai of the BJP has been re-elected from the Amobyu constituency.
According to the reports, Lalsangliana said that “we can now watch for a post-ballot alliance for the introduction of the brand new council” due to the fact no party turned into capable of benefiting 13 or greater seats, which is required for an absolute majority. He additionally referred to that the modern-day council’s time period ends on May fifteenth and that the subsequent one needs to take over earlier than then.
The MADC election passed off on May 5th. The MNF had 25 candidates, the BJP had 24, the Congress had 23, and the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM), which turned into contesting the council for the primary time, had 8.
MNF vice president Vanlalzawma advised the media that the party celebration hasn’t determined whether or not or is now no longer to create a council coalition with the BJP. MNF is a member of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) and a center-proper best friend of the BJP-led NDA.
In Mizoram, however, the MNF and BJP do now no longer paintings together, and the BJP’s lone MLA, BD Chakma, is withinside the opposition.