Skip to contentSkip to navigation

Only 22 nominations for Nagaland polls

KOHIMA: Defying the poll boycott call by many civil society organizations, 22 candidates filed nominations in Nagaland on Tuesday a day ahead of the last date. These candidates are contesting from Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP), NPF, BJP and JD(U). A few more candidates are turning up o Wednesday.   

 NDPP has 8 candidates, 4 in Kohima 2 each in Phek and Zunheboto. BJP has 6 candidates 1 each in Dimapur, Phughoboto Phek and Wokha and 2 in Zunheboto. NPF has 6 candidates—3 in Phek 1 in Zunheboto, 2 in Wokha and 1 in Tuensang. A JD(U) candidate has filed nomination in Wokha.

 Five districts namely Mon, Longleng, Kiphire, Peren and Mokokchung have received no nomination till Tuesday. Scrutiny will be done on Thursday and the last date for withdrawal of nominations is February 12.



Author info

AT News's picture

Assam Times Staff

Add new comment


Republish this content

Random Stories

CBI interrogates Sadananda in Kolkata

30 Aug 2014 - 9:16pm | AT News
CBI team dealing with the Saradha scam continues to interrogate Sadananda Gogoi on Saturday a day after he was flown to Kolkata. The interrogation is underway at the CGO complex of Salt Lake where...

U turn: Zubeen refuses olive branch

3 Sep 2020 - 6:04pm | AT News
Guwahati: Caught in a criticism from a number of quarters Zubeen Garg has refused to accept the state government’s offer of the brand ambassador for agriculture and allied sectors. The heartthrob...

Stop rhino poaching

11 Jan 2015 - 10:30pm | AT News
Hundreds of people hit the streets in Kaziranga in protest against the unabeted rhino poaching in the national park. The protesters further snubbed the government for failing to stop the rampant...