After trouncing Congress in just lately concluded Meeting elections, MNF chief and former rebel chief Zoramthanga took oath as Mizoram chief minister for the third time on Saturday.
Zoramthanga, 74, an in depth aide of Laldenga, who led the 20 year-long violent Mizo Motion, served Mizoram Chief Minister twice between 1998 to 2008 earlier than Congress led by Lal Thanhawla had wrested energy. Zoramthanga grew to become MNF chief after Laldenga’s demise in 1990.
One other senior MNF chief Tawnluia, who was additionally half of the rebel motion, took oath as deputy chief minister, at a operate at Raj Bhavan at Aizawl, Mizoram capital.
Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan administered the oath of workplace to Zoramthanga and 11 different ministers.
Former dwelling minister below Congress rule, R Lalzirliana, who converted to MNF simply earlier than the Meeting elections, following variations with former Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, was administered the oath as one of many six cupboard ministers.
Lalthanliana, Lalchamliana and C Lalrinsanga are the three different cupboard ministers.
Aizawl Soccer Membership proprietor and businessman Robert Romawia Royte, Ok Lalrinliana, Lalchhandama Ralte, Lalruatkima, Dr Ok Beichhua and TJ Lalnuntluanga took oath as state ministers. Lalnuntluanga had defeated two-time Congress chief minister Lal Thanhawla.
MNF had stormed again to energy by successful 26 of the 40 seats whereas Congress was diminished to only 5. ZPM, a discussion board of seven small events received eight whereas BJP received its first MLA in Mizoram historical past.
B D Chakma, a former fishery minister, who switched from Congress to BJP, received the Twichwng constituency however MNF di not embrace him within the ministry regardless of BJP’s willingness.
Zoramthanga stated imposing complete prohibition on liquor, enhancing infrastructure and revamping the state financial system are his prime three priorities.
Zoramthanga had stored finance, political, planning and program implementation, public works division and horticulture with him. Lalchamliana has been allotted dwelling, whereas Royte would be the new sports activities, tourism and IT minister.