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Congress releases list of candidates for Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh assembly elections

The Congress Fielded Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki In Both State And Lok Sabha Polls.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 24 Mar 2019, 12:04:07 AM
Nabam Tuki, former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister, is set for a face-off in the Arunachal West parliamentary constituency.

New Delhi:

The Congress on Saturday released a list of candidates for the Sikkim (32 candidates) and Arunachal Pradesh (53 candidates) assembly elections, fielding former Arunachal chief minister Nabam Tuki in both state and Lok Sabha polls. Tuki will contest from Sagalee (ST) seat. The former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister is set for a face-off in the Arunachal West parliamentary constituency.

On Thursday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) released its list candidates for the ensuing assembly elections in Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. In Sikkim, the BJP has released the second list with 12 candidates, while the first list with six names for Arunachal Pradesh after the Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting approved the lists.

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and all other members of the CEC.

The 60-assembly of Arunachal Pradesh will go to polls on April 11 simultaneously with the Lok Sabha poll. The northeastern state of Sikkim will have its assembly polls on April 11 simultaneously with the Lok Sabha poll. The Sikkim legislative assembly has 32 seats.

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First Published : 23 Mar 2019, 11:04:17 PM

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