Aizawl, November 8: The National People’s Party (NPP) will contest eight seats in the Mizoram elections on November 28. This was stated by Lalrina, party national secretary, on Thursday.
It may be noted that the NPP was launched in Mizoram by its president and Meghalaya chief minister, Conrad Sangma, on September 29.
NPP state unit convener Lianzuala will contest from the Dampa constituency, a retired Indian Forest Service officer, B Suanzalang will contest from Champhai North seat and former parliamentary secretary Hmingdailova Khiangte for Tuirial seat in Kolasib district.
On the other hand, former president of the erstwhile underground Hmar People’s Convention (HPC), Hmingchungnunga, would be the NPP’s nominee in the Serlui seat, Kapliana Pachuau, a journalist, would contest from the Serchhip seat against chief minister Lal Thanhawla and Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) chief ministerial nominee Lalduhoma.
Freshers John Lalremruata, Lalhuliana and D D Chakma will contest from Kolasib, Thorang and Tuichawng seats.