Election Commission of Mizoram
Mizoram was earlier a part of Assam. It was spilt from Assam to form a new state after the people residing on the Mizo hills demanded a separate state for them in 1987. It was small state with just a population of about a million. It has the minimum number of seats that are required to form a legislative assembly.
History of Mizoram Election Commission
The State Election of Mizoram was formed by the State Government in 1992. The main reason to form such a commission was to ensure that the state should be able to conduct fair elections according to the guidelines of the Election Commission with transparency.
Chief Electoral Commissioner of Mizoram
The current Chief Electoral Officer of Mizoram is Mr Ashwini Kumar. He was an IAS officer who had a BE degree from IIT Roorkee and Masters Degree from Stanford University.
Officers appointed by the State Election Commission of Mizoram
The State Election Commission of Mizoram has appointed various officers to carry out its electoral duties and activities in the state. The names of the different officers are as follows:
Chief Electoral Officer: Ashwini Kumar
Joint Chief Electoral Officer: H. Lalengmawia
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Mamit: V. Remthanga
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Kolasib: Niharika Rai
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Aizawl: Franklin Laltinkhuma
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Champhai: Lalthangpuia
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Serchhip: Juhi Mukherjee
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Lunglei: V. Sapchhunga
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Lawngtlai: B. Lalhmingthanga
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer, Saiha: Alok Swarup
Election Schedule and Budget
Contact information and Address:
The Chief Electoral Officer
Government of Mizoram
Aizawl – 796012