Campaigning for CADC election ends

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 17:18

Aizawl: Campaigning for the election to the 20-member Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) to be held on Wednesday, ended at 5 PM on Monday.

An electorate of 25,694 which included 12,809 women, would seal the fate of 47 candidates during voting from seven AM on April 17.

Counting of votes would be held at Kamlanagar`s SDO (Civil) office complex on April 19.

The ruling Congress and the opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) contested all the 20 seats while seven independents were also in the fray.

Deputy Secretary of the state election commission H. Lianzela said there were 68 polling stations.

Lianzela said that electronic voting machines (EVM) and voters slip with photographs (VSP) would be used in the autonomous district councils for the first time.

PTI



First Published: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 17:18

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