Lalduhoma sworn in as Mizoram Chief Minister

Lalduhoma sworn in as Mizoram Chief Minister



Lalduhoma, the leader of the Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM), was sworn in as Mizoram’s Chief Minister on Friday. In addition to Mr. Lalduhoma, 11 others were sworn in as State Ministers at a ceremony conducted at the Raj Bhavan here. Seven of them were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers, while four were sworn in as Ministers of State.

Swearing-in Ceremony:

  • Zoram People’s Movement (ZPM) leader Lalduhoma was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Mizoram.
  • The swearing-in ceremony took place at the Raj Bhavan, and Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati administered the oath of office and secrecy to Lalduhoma and 11 other Ministers.

Ministerial Appointments:

  • Along with Lalduhoma, 11 others took oath as State Ministers. Seven of them were sworn in as Cabinet Ministers, and four as Ministers of State.
  • Mizoram, with a 40-member Assembly, can have 12 Ministers, including the Chief Minister.


  • Outgoing Chief Minister Zoramthanga and former Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla attended the event.
  • All 10 newly elected Mizo National Front (MNF) MLAs were present, along with two newly elected BJP MLAs and the lone Congress legislator.

Government Priorities:

  • Lalduhoma announced 12 programs to be implemented in the next 100 days, with a focus on giving top priority to farmers.
  • The government plans to buy local products from farmers, such as ginger, turmeric, chilli, and broomsticks, at minimum prices, providing farmers the choice to sell to the government or on their own.
  • The state’s financial condition is described as in “bad shape,” and the new government aims to declare the next fiscal year as a “year of consolidation.”

Budget and Development Monitoring:

  • The new budget will align with ZPM policies, and all Ministers will monitor their departments using a road map.
  • Committees will be formed, involving Ministers, MLAs, officials, representatives of political parties, NGOs, churches, and the Mizo People’s Forum (MPF) to monitor development projects across the state.