Monday, November 10, 2008

Mizoram People’s Conference

Mizoram People’s Conference

A party started by retired Brigadier Thenphunga on April 17, 1975 in Mizoram. He first started out as a Human right Activist in 1974 before starting his Political Party.

Mizoram People's Conference was in power from 1979 to 1984.Following the MPC's defeat in 1984, it was the main opposition party for the next 2 decades. In the 1998 assembly elections, it won 12 seats. However, in the 2003 elections, the party won only 3 seats, and fell to 2 seats in the 2008 elections. The MPC is still the third largest party in Mizoram

Party President: Brigadier Thenphunga

Electoral History MLA Vote %

1978 to 1978 22 37.47%

1979 to 1984 18 32.67%

2008 (UDA) 4 24%

1 comment:

  1. Interesting and informative! Looking forward to your observation on other pol. parties as well.