On 29th March 2018, the Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP, declared its official list of candidates for the 10th General Elections in Chakma Autonomous District Council in Lawngtlai district of Mizoram.
The CADC elections will be held on 20th April and results will be declared on 24th April.
This is the first time the BJP, a national party, is contesting the CADC elections.
Thus far, the MDC elections in the CADC has been two-party elections involving the Mizo National Front (MNF) and national party, the Congress or INC. However, this time, the Chakma Council will witness tri-party contest.
Notably, BJP State Vice President and former Minister Mr Nirupam Chakma is contesting MDC elections from Kamalanagar South constituency.
Other parties are yet to declare their candidates.