Mizoram (Lok Sabha constituency)

Coordinates: 23°22′N 92°00′E / 23.36°N 92.00°E / 23.36; 92.00 Mizoram is the only Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian parliament) constituency in the Northeast Indian state of Mizoram, and covers the entire area of the state. The seat is reserved for Scheduled Tribes. Its first member of parliament (MP) was Sangliana of the Mizo Union who represented this constituency in the Fifth Lok Sabha when it became a union territory on 21 January 1972.[3][4] On 20 February 1987, Mizoram was converted into a State of India.[3] As of the 2019 elections, this constituency's MP is C. Lalrosanga of the Mizo National Front.

Mizoram (Lok Sabha constituency)
Lok Sabha Constituency
India Mizoram locator map.svg
Location of Mizoram in India
IncumbentC. Lalrosanga
Parliamentary PartyMizo National Front
Elected Year2019
Constituency Details
Established1972–present
ReservationScheduled Tribes
StateMizoram
Total Electors7,02,170[1]
Assembly ConstituenciesHachhek (1), Dampa (2), Mamit (3), Tuirial (4), Kolasib (5), Serlui (6), Tuivawl (7), Chalfilh (8), Tawi (9), Aizawl North 1 (10), Aizawl North 2 (11), Aizawl North 3 (12), Aizawl East 1 (13), Aizawl East 2 (14), Aizawl West 1 (15), Aizawl West 2 (16), Aizawl West 3 (17), Aizawl South 1 (18), Aizawl South 2 (19), Aizawl South 3 (20), Lengteng (21), Tuichang (22), Champhai North (23), Champhai South (24), East Tuipui (25), Serchhip (26), Tuikum (27), Hrangturzo (28), South Tuipui (29), Lunglei North (30), Lunglei East (31), Lunglei West (32), Lunglei South (33), Thorang (34), West Tuipui (35), Tuichawng (36), Lawngtlai West (37), Lawngtlai East (38), Saiha (39), Palak (40)[2]

Assembly segmentsEdit

Presently, the Mizoram Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following forty Legislative Asssembly segments:[5]

Constituency number Name Reserved for (SC/ST/None) District Number of electors (2013)[5]
1 Hachhek ST Mamit 21,136
2 Dampa ST Mamit 16,158
3 Mamit ST Mamit 19,739
4 Tuirial ST Kolasib 15,569
5 Kolasib ST Kolasib 18,934
6 Serlui ST Kolasib 16,627
7 Tuivawl ST Aizawl 14,922
8 Chalfilh ST Aizawl 17,039
9 Tawi ST Aizawl 14,440
10 Aizawl North 1 ST Aizawl 20,216
11 Aizawl North 2 ST Aizawl 20,524
12 Aizawl North 3 ST Aizawl 17,181
13 Aizawl East 1 None Aizawl 20,168
14 Aizawl East 2 ST Aizawl 16,258
15 Aizawl West 1 ST Aizawl 20,804
16 Aizawl West 2 ST Aizawl 18,563
17 Aizawl West 3 ST Aizawl 19,043
18 Aizawl South 1 ST Aizawl 19,938
19 Aizawl South 2 ST Aizawl 21,232
20 Aizawl South 3 ST Aizawl 17,619
21 Lengteng ST Champhai 16,016
22 Tuichang ST Champhai 14,993
23 Champhai North ST Champhai 16,858
24 Champhai South ST Champhai 15,590
25 East Tuipui ST Champhai 13,825
26 Serchhip ST Serchhip 15,906
27 Tuikum ST Serchhip 14,255
28 Hrangturzo ST Serchhip 14,710
29 South Tuipui ST Lunglei 13,604
30 Lunglei North ST Lunglei 14,737
31 Lunglei East ST Lunglei 13,064
32 Lunglei West ST Lunglei 13,102
33 Lunglei South ST Lunglei 15,063
34 Thorang ST Lunglei 12,339
35 West Tuipui ST Lunglei 12,470
36 Tuichawng ST Lawngtlai 26,272
37 Lawngtlai West ST Lawngtlai 23,020
38 Lawngtlai East ST Lawngtlai 21,234
39 Saiha ST Saiha 18,265
40 Palak ST Saiha 15,439
Total: 686,872

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election Member Party
1972 Sangliana[4] Mizo Union
1977 R. Rothuama Independent
1980
1984 Lalduhawma Indian National Congress
1989 C. Silvera
1991
1996
1998 H. Lallungmuana[6] Independent
1999 Vanlalzawma Independent
2004 Mizo National Front
2009 C. L. Ruala Indian National Congress
2014
2019 C. Lalrosanga Mizo National Front

Election resultsEdit

As a Union TerritoryEdit

General election 1972Edit

Mizoram's first MP was Sangliana of the Mizo Union who represented this constituency in the Fifth Lok Sabha after Mizoram became a union territory on 21 January 1972.[3][4][7]

General election 1977Edit

1977 Indian general election: Mizoram[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent R. Rothuama 53,350 52.97 N/A
INC C. L. Ruala 37,342 37.07 N/A
Independent H. K. Bawichhuaka 8,534 8.47 N/A
Independent K. Sanglianchhungi 1,499 1.49 N/A
Margin of victory 16,008 15.90 N/A
Turnout 102,075 49.92 N/A
Independent gain from Mizo Union Swing

General election 1980Edit

1980 Indian general election: Mizoram[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent R. Rothuama 74,430 58.00 +5.03
Peoples Conference C. Venkunga 53,891 42.00 N/A
Margin of victory 20,539 16.00 +0.10
Turnout 129,533 56.12 +6.20
Independent hold Swing

General election 1984Edit

Shri Lalduhoma of the INC was elected to represent this constituency in the Eighth Lok Sabha.[10]

As a StateEdit

General election 1989Edit

1989 Indian general election: Mizoram[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC C. Silvera 109,571 48.45 N/A
MNF Zoramthanga 70,749 31.28 N/A
Democratic Party Malswma Colney 43,667 19.31 N/A
Independent Binde Basu Chakma 2,159 0.95 N/A
Margin of victory 38,822 17.17 N/A
Turnout 228,202 58.26 N/A
INC gain from Independent Swing

General election 1991Edit

1991 Indian general election: Mizoram[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC C. Silvera 91,612 38.08 -10.37
MNF Lalduhawma 82,019 34.09 +2.81
JD Thenphunga Sailo 56,491 23.48 N/A
Independent Chawngzika 4,455 1.85 N/A
Independent Paul T. K. Dawnga 4,159 1.73 N/A
Independent C. Thangmura 1,511 0.63 N/A
Independent Zohanmania Ralte 348 0.14 N/A
Margin of victory 9,593 3.99 -13.18
Turnout 242,999 58.64 +0.38
INC hold Swing

General election 1996Edit

1996 Indian general election: Mizoram[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC C. Silvera 126,191 42.50 +4.42
MNF Lalremsiama F. 111,710 37.63 +3.54
Independent Lalhmingthanga 57,690 19.43 N/A
Independent Lalthlamuana 1,295 0.44 N/A
Margin of victory 14,481 4.87 +0.88
Turnout 299,593 73.41 +14.77
INC hold Swing

General election 1998Edit

1998 Indian general election: Mizoram[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent H. Lallungmuana 106,552 34.87 N/A
INC J. Lalsangzuala 106,511 34.86 -7.64
MNF R. Lalthangliana 82,047 26.85 -10.78
BJP P. L. Chhuma 8,998 2.94 N/A
RJD Lalianzuala 974 0.32 N/A
Independent Zailiana 494 0.16 N/A
Margin of victory 41 0.01 -4.86
Turnout 307,767 69.56 -3.85
Independent gain from INC Swing

General election 1999Edit

1999 Indian general election: Mizoram[15]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent Vanlalzawma 171,557 58.80 N/A
Independent Rokamlova 102,898 35.26 N/A
Maraland Democratic Front Mylai Hlychho 8,444 2.89 N/A
Independent Rualpawla 4,508 1.54 N/A
Margin of victory 68,659 23.54 +23.53
Turnout 293,513 65.31 -4.25
Independent hold Swing

General election 2004Edit

2004 Indian general election: Mizoram[16]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
MNF Vanlalzawma 182,864 52.46 N/A
Independent Dr. Laltluangliana Khiangte 159,170 45.67 N/A
Ephraim Union Tlangdingliana 6,512 1.87 N/A
Margin of victory 23,694 6.79 -16.75
Turnout 348,546
MNF gain from Independent Swing

General election 2009Edit

2009 Indian general elections: Mizoram[17]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC C. L. Ruala 213,779 65.58 N/A
Independent Dr. H. Lallungmuana 104,824 32.16 N/A
Independent Rualpawla 4,089 1.25 N/A
NCP Lalawmpuia Chhangte 3,299 1.01 N/A
Margin of victory 108,955 33.42 +26.63
Turnout 325,991 51.80
INC gain from MNF Swing

General election 2014Edit

2014 Indian general elections: Mizoram[1][18]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
INC C. L. Ruala 2,10,485 48.59 -16.99
Independent Robert Romawia Royte 2,04,331 47.17 N/A
AAP M. Lalmanzuala 11,890 2.74 N/A
NOTA None of the above 6,495 1.50 N/A
Majority 6,154 1.42 -32.00
Turnout 4,33,201 61.95 +10.15
INC hold Swing

General Election 2019Edit

2019 Indian general elections: Mizoram
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
MNF C. Lalrosanga 2,24,286 44.89
Independent Lalnghinglova Hmar 2,16,146 43.26
BJP Nirupam Chakma 28,707 5.75
T.B.C. Lalvenchhunga 13,323 2.67
Independent Lal Hriatrenga Chhangte 12,675 2.54
Independent Lalthlamuani 1,975 0.4
NOTA None of the above 2,509 0.50
Majority 8,140 1.63
Turnout 5,00,347 63.14
MNF gain from INC Swing

Assembly segments wise lead of PartiesEdit

Party Assembly segments Position in Assembly (as of 2018 elections)
Mizo National Front 22 26
Independent(Inc+Zpm) 18 13(5+8)
Bharatiya Janata Party 0 1
Total 40

See alsoEdit

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