It’s official: BJP, MNF to form coalition govt in CADC

As no party secured the magic figure of 11 seats to form government in the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) in southern Mizoram in the votes counted yesterday, it was matter of conjecture as to which two of the three parties will come together to give CADC its first coalition government at Kamalanagar.

But, now it is official: BJP and MNF will form the Sarkar.

The MNF has emerged as the single largest party with 8 seats but fell short of majority by 3 seats to form government. The BJP has won 5, while the Congress has won 6.

MNF president Zoramthanga informed the media in Aizawl yesterday  that the MNF will stake claim to form a coalition government with the BJP to jointly run the CADC.

The MNF is a member of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), which was formed to make the entire Northeast Congress free.

The Kamalanagar Times was the first to report yesterday about a possible tie up between BJP and MNF.

Both BJP national President Amit Shah and national general secretary (organization) Ramlal had tweeted that BJP and MNF together had obtained the majority in the CADC.

BJP election coordinator for Mizoram Satyendra Tripathi said Chakma Council results are referendum against corruption and misrule of Congress.IMG_20180425_070941


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