Mizoram: ZPM Working President Appreciates ECI for Rescheduling Vote Counting
Northeast Desk, 2nd December: In response to concerns raised by the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) party, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has decided to reschedule the vote counting date in Mizoram from Sunday, December 3, to Monday, December 4. The move comes as a positive outcome acknowledging the religious significance of Sundays for the Christian community in Mizoram.
PU K Sapdanga, ZPM Working President, expressed sincere gratitude to the Election Commission for considering and accommodating the party’s request. The decision was welcomed by the ZPM, and Sapdanga acknowledged the combined efforts of various entities, particularly mentioning the NGO Coordination Committee (NGOCC) and Mizoram Kohhran Hruaitu Committee (MKHC), for their crucial role in advocating for the date change.
Highlighting the timeline of events, Sapdanga mentioned that the ZPM party had submitted written requests to the Election Commission on October 10 and November 9, expressing disappointment over scheduling the vote counting on a Sunday. The ZPM leader emphasized the importance of Sundays as sacred for Christians in Mizoram and urged everyone to join in praising the Almighty for this significant win.