The performance of the VVPAT system used in the recently held Mizoram assembly election was not satisfactory, as 10 per cent of the machines malfunctioned, state Chief Electoral Officer Ashwani Kumar said here on Saturday.
AICC Vice-president Rahul Gandhi hit the campaign trail for the November 25 Assembly polls in Mizoram, stressing on welfare of Mizo youths and promising to create more jobs if Congress is voted back to power in the state.
The expenditure for the elections to the 40-member Mizoram legislative Assembly to be held on November 25 was estimated at Rs 24.30 crore and was the highest ever expenses in the history of the state elections.
Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP), which would contest 38 constituencies in the coming elections to the 40-member Mizoram Assembly to be held on November 25, on Monday announced the names of its candidates.
Mizoram`s main Opposition party Mizo National Front (MNF) Tuesday inked pre-poll alliance with Mizoram People`s Conference (MPC) and Maraland Democratic Front (MDF) for the state Assembly polls to be held on November 25.
Director General of the Election Commission of India Ashish Srivastava Wednesday visited the Mamit district on the Mizoram-Tripura border to see how Bru voters at North Tripura relief camps would exercise their franchise in the state Assembly polls on December 4.