Candidates file nominations


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 26, 2019: On the penultimate day of filing nomination yesterday, six candidates for the inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency filed their nomination papers for the forthcoming General Election to the 17th Lok Sabha at the office of the Returning Officer No.1/District Election Officer, Imphal West, at Lamphelpat.

The six candidates include Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Oinam Nabakishore Singh of Indian National Congress (INC), Moirangthem Nara Singh of Communist Party of India (CPI), Senjam Nandishwore Singh of Rashtriya Janhit Sangharsh Party (RJSP), Dr. Gurumayum Tonsana Sharma of Manipur Democratic People’s Front (MDPF) and Independent candidate Rajkumar  Somendro Singh (Kaiku), said a press statement.

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A total number of 15 nomination papers were filed by the six candidates  of which Moirangthem Nara Singh (CPI) and Oinam Nabakishore Singh (INC) filed four  nomination papers each, while Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh (BJP) filed three nominations, Rajkumar Somendro Singh (IND) two and one each by Senjam Nandishwore Singh (RJSP) and Dr. Gurumayum Tonsana Sharma (MDPF).

Today is the last date of nomination. The scrutiny of nominations for the inner Manipur Parliamentary Constituency will be held tomorrow.

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Altogether 8 candidates yesterday filed their nomination papers for Outer Manipur parliamentary constituency.

They were Benjamin Mate – BJP, Thangminlien Kipgen – NPP, James Kashung – INC, T. Hangkhanpau – JDU, Lorho S. Pfoze – NPF, Ashang kasar  – NEIDP, Angam Karoung -NCP and L.Kaipu -Independent.


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