Mizo National Front (MNF) chief Rasik Mohan Chakma was sworn in because the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC), an official launch mentioned on May 26.
Lawngtlai Additional Deputy Commissioner Abraham Beirazi Khithie administered the oath of workplace and secrecy to Mr. Chakma throughout a swearing-in ceremony held on the council’s artwork and tradition corridor at Chawngte in Lawngtlai district on May 25, the discharge mentioned.
The occasion was attended by councillors, officers, representatives of varied political events and Chakma organisations and lone BJP MLA B. D. Chakma.
Speaking on the event, Mr. Chakma mentioned the end result of the not too long ago concluded CADC election was a powerful message to the political leaders by the general public.
“Two-thirds members of the previous term could not get themselves re-elected. This signifies the desire of the people for good governance and that they are willing to change their representatives if they do not perform well,” he mentioned. He mentioned the CADC led by MNF would give prime precedence to good and inclusive governance.
“MNF government is a symbol of good governance, development and responsiveness to the aspirations of the people. Hence, the first priority of this government shall be good and inclusive governance,” Mr. Chakma mentioned.
The 59-year-old veteran Chakma politician has been elected a minimum of six occasions as a member of the Chakma council from Borapansury constituency since 1993. This is his fifth stint because the council CEM since 1999.
Chakma was elected to the State Assembly whereas holding the put up of CEM in 2003 however he later resigned because the legislator in 2006 to retain his put up within the council. The council polls had been held on May 9. The MNF gained 10 out 19 seats, whereas the BJP bagged 5 and the Congress 4.
Later, the Congress gained the Rengkashya seat, polling for which was countermanded as a result of demise of a BJP candidate, who was allegedly killed in a conflict between BJP and MNF employees.
However, three BJP members and two Congress members have not too long ago joined the MNF making its whole tally to fifteen. Eleven seats are required to type an government physique within the 20-member council.
The CADC was created in 1972 beneath the sixth schedule of the structure of India for Chakma tribe in Mizoram.