AICC announces its candidates
The All India Congress Committee has announced the list of its sixty candidates for all the 60 assembly constituencies in a statement released today.
The list included Khumukcham Joykishan, Laishom Ibomcha, Naoroibam Ratan Meitei who recently joined Congress. Joykishan and Ratan were BJP members while Laishom Ibomcha was a Trinamul Congress member. Joykishan of Thangmeiband constituency and Ibomcha of Keishamthong constituency were winners in the last election.
The candidates preceded by its constituencies are KHUNDRAKPAM – Thokchom Lokeshwar Singh, HEINGANG – Naoroibam Ratan Meetei (Kappu), KHURAI – Dr. Ngairangbam Bijoy Singh, KHETRIGAO – Md. Amin Shah, THONGJU – Thokchom Ajit Singh, KEIRAO – Karam Thamarjit Singh, ANDRO – Thaonaojam Shyamkumar, LAMLAI – Kshetrimayum Biren Singh, THANGMEIBAND – Khumukcham Joykisan Singh, URIPOK – Laishram Nandakumar Singh, SAGOLBAND – Rajkumar Imo Singh, KEISAMTHONG – Laisom Ibomcha Singh, SINGJAMEI – Irengbam Hemochandra Singh, YAISKUL – Elangbam Chard Singh, WANGKHEI – Okram Henry , SEKMAI (SC) – Khwairakpam Devendro Singh, LAMSANG – Wangkheimayum Brajabidhu Singh, KONTHOUJAM – Konthaujam Sharat Singh, PATSOI – Km Akoijam Mirabai Devi, LANTHABAL – Laitongbam Tilotama Devi, NAORIYA PAKHANGLAKPA – R.K. Anand, WANGOI – Oinam Lukhoi Singh, MAYANG IMPHAL – Dr. Khumujam Ratankumar Singh, NAMBOL – Nameirakpam Loken Singh, OINAM – Irengbam lbohalbi Singh, BISHENPUR – Konthoujam Govindas, MOIRANG – M Prithiviraj Singh, THANGA – Tongbram Mangibabu Singh, KUMBI – Sanasam Bira Singh, LILONG – Abdul Nasir, THOUBAL – Okram Ibobi Singh, WANGKHEM – K. Meghachandra Singh, HEIROK – Moirangthem Okendro WANGJING TENTHA – Paonam Brojen Singh, KHANGABOK – Surjakumar Okram, WABGAI – Md. Fajur Rahim, KAKCHING – Yengkhom Surchandra Singh, HEYANGLAM – Elangbam Dwijamani Singh, SUGNOO – Kangujam Ranjit Singh, JIRIBAM – Thoudam Debendra Singh, CHANDEL (ST)- Chungialen Haokip, TENGNOUPAL (ST) – D Korungthang, PHUNGYAR (ST) – Victor Keishing, UKHRUL (ST) – Alfred Kanngam Arthur, CHINGAI (ST) – Preshow MK Shimray, SAIKUL (ST) – Yamthong Haokip, KARONG (ST) – D.D. Thaisii, MAO (ST) – P.T. Arhai, TADUBI (ST) – R.S. Henry Hiilii, KANGPOKPI – Khadga Tamang, SAITU (ST) – Ngamthang Haokip, TAMEI (ST) – G.N. Kumuiteung (Dr. Aku), TAMENGLONG (ST) – Jangamlung Panmei, NUNGBA (ST) – Gaikhangam, TIPAIMUKH (ST) – Chalton Lien Amo, THANLON (ST) – Chinkholal Thangsing, HENGLEP (ST) T. Manga Vaiphei, CHURACHANIMUR (ST) – Phungzathang Tonsing, SAIKOT (ST) – T.N. Haokip, SINGHAT (ST) – Ginsuanhau.
The BJP has yet to announce its remaining candidates for 29 seats. Thirty-one out of 60 were announced on January 23.