Mizoram Election Results 2023 Live: Counting of votes will start shortly in Mizoram

Mizoram Election Results 2023 Live: Counting will start shortly

Preparations are underway at the counting center in Aizawl, where counting of votes for the Mizoram Assembly elections will begin shortly. Let us tell you that the counting of votes in Mizoram was to take place on Sunday along with Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Telangana. However, after the appeal of political parties, NGOs, churches and student organizations, the Election Commission decided to postpone it. This is because Sunday has special significance for the people of Christian-dominated Mizoram.

Counting of votes will start at 8 am in all 13 centers

Mizoram’s Additional Chief Electoral Officer H Liyanjella said that counting of votes will begin at 8 am at all 13 centers amid tight security. He said that a counting hall for each of the 40 assembly seats has been made at these 13 centres. First of all, counting of postal ballots will be done and counting of votes cast in EVMs will start from 8.30 am.

Three counting centers in Aizawl district

Mizoram Additional Chief Electoral Officer H Liyanjella said that three counting centers have been set up in Aizawl district, which has 12 assembly constituencies, while one center each has been set up in 10 other districts. He said that in some seats where the number of voters is less, there will be only two rounds of counting, but in most of the constituencies five rounds of counting will be done.

More than 4,000 personnel involved in the vote counting process

Mizoram Additional Chief Electoral Officer H Liyanjella said that more than 4,000 personnel have been involved in the counting process. He said that in total, there are 399 tables for EVMs and 56 tables for counting of postal ballots. Let us tell you that voting for Mizoram Assembly was held on November 7 and more than 80 percent of the 8.57 lakh voters in the state had exercised their franchise. A total of 174 candidates including 18 women are in the fray in the elections.

MNF, ZPM and Congress contested elections on 40-40 seats.

It may be noted that MNF, ZPM and Congress contested elections on 40 seats each, while BJP fielded candidates on 13 seats. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which contested assembly elections for the first time in Mizoram, contested on four seats. Apart from this, 17 independent candidates were also in the fray.

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