Zoramthanga sworn in as Mizoram’s new chief minister

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Mizo National Front (MNF) President Zoramthanga was sworn in as Mizoram’s new chief minister on December 15, heading a 12-member ministry. Along with Zoramthanga, five cabinet ministers and six ministers of state – were also sworn in.

Zoramthanga was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor K Rajasekharan during a ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Aizawl.

Zoramthanga took oath in the Mizo language.

Tawnluia will be the deputy chief minister of the state.

The sources revealed that the Governor also dissolved the seventh state legislative Assembly to pave the way for the constitution of the eighth Assembly.

The MNF won 26 seats in the 40-member Assembly in the recently held polls.

Rev R Lalhmingthanga, Chairman of Mizoram Kohhran Hruaitute Committee, read out from the Bible and offered prayers during the ceremony.