Nagaland elections: Congress releases first list of 21 candidates

The Congress on Saturday released the first list of 21 candidates for the Nagaland Assembly elections, in which state unit chief K Theri has been nominated from Dimapur-I.

The list was released after a meeting of the Central Election Committee headed by party chief Mallikarjun Kharge.

“The Central Election Committee of the Congress has selected the candidates for the forthcoming elections to the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland,” said an official statement.

Other candidates in the party’s first list include S Amento Chishti from Dimapur II (ST), V Lasuh from Dimapur III (ST), Akvi Zhimomi from Ghasapani-I and Rosie Thomas from Tenning (ST).

in assembly elections Nagaland Voting will be held on February 27 and results will be declared on March 2. The last date for filing nominations is February 7.

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