INC candidate for 54 Tuensang Sadar II A/C, H. Wongto Chang filed his nomination today before the Returning Officer and Deputy Commissioner, Tuensang, Y. L. Jami and other election officials at the DC’s office, Tuensang.
A press note issued by press secretary to I. Imkong, MLA, Rokovilie Chakhesang said the stand-by candidate N. Kaimang also filed his nomination today. Wongto and Kaimang were accompanied by MLA I. Imkong (former CLP Leader), MLA from 53 Tuensang Sadar I A/C, P. Chuba, MLA from 51 Noksen A/C, H. Chuba, NPCC Secretary Shahoto, DCC Mokokchung vice president Aosashi, NPYC secretary M. Birimong, DYC Mokokchung president Bendang, and DCC, Mahila and DYC presidents and office bearers of Tuensang district besides a multitude of supporters.Earlier in the day, while addressing party workers and supporters at the residence of MLA P. Chuba, Imkong called upon the people to vote for a leader who can work for the people rather than someone who have sold the sacred mandate of the people for his own personal benefit. He was optimistic that the large turnout during his visit would yield positive results and wrest the seat for the Congress.
Kohima: Dr. Rilangthung Odyuo on Saturday filed his nomination papers as an All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) candidate before the Assistant Returning Officer for Nagaland parliamentary seat L. Limsong.
Dr. Rilangthung Odyuo, 39 also contested 2004 Lok Sabha from the state as an Independent candidate and lost the election. So far five candidates have filed their nomination papers for lone Lok Sabha seat. Meanwhile it was learnt that two potential candidates is also reported to have taken the nomination papers. The filling on nominations paper will close on Monday and scrutiny on March 31 at 11 am and the last date of withdrawal is fixed of candidature is fixed on April 2 (correspondent )