Mizo National Front (MNF) is likely to bounce back to power after 10 years in Mizoram winning 7 seats and establishing leads in 15 other constituencies in the 40-member assembly, according to results and trends available at 12.30 pm.
The ruling Congress is leading in 5 constituencies, Election Commission sources said.
Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla has been defeated by T J Lalnuntluanga of the MNF by 856 votes from Champhai South seat.
He is also trailing in Serchhip constituency.
Exit polls had predicted a hung house with the Mizo National Front (MNF) beating the Congress by a slim margin.
Source: The Economic Times