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Voting on for lone Rajya Sabha seat in Mizoram

Thursday, 19 June 2014 - 11:50am IST | Agency: PTI

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.


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