Mizoram Election Department on Monday announced election to village councils in Chakma Autonmous District Council (CADC) and by-polls to a village council in Lai Autonomous District Council (LADC) in south Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district.

According to the statement issued by the state election commission, the date of polling for 88 village councils in Chakma council area and Council Veng village council in Lai area was fixed on March 13.

The last date for filing nomination papers was fixed on 24 February, while the last date for withdrawal of candidature was scheduled on February 26, the statement said.

Scrutiny of nomination papers will be undertaken on February 25 February.

Counting of voters for both the polls will be held on March 13 as soon as polling is over.

According to the latest roll published on February 14, there are 32,213  electorates, including 16,268 males and  15,945 female voters in CADC.

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