Polling for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Mizoram began on the state Assembly premises this morning.
The fate of the two candidates -- Ronald Sapa Tlau of the ruling Congress and L Ramkinlova of opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) -- would be decided by the 40-member Assembly today.
Polling began at 9 am and would conclude at 4 pm following which the counting will take place at 5 pm. Congress has 34 legislators in the state Assembly while MNF has five. MNF's junior partner, Mizoram People's Conference, has one legislator.