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BJP, Congress candidates file nomination for Jharkhand bypoll

IANS  |  Ranchi 

The ruling BJP and opposition candidates on Monday filed their nomination papers for the upcoming bypoll in Jharkhand's Kolebera assembly constituency.

The polling is scheduled for December 22.

candidate filed the nomination paper in district. He was accompanied by former and BJP legislator

"I belong to tribal community. People of Kharia tribe are in large numbers in Kolebera assembly constituency," he said after filing the paper and expressed the confidence that he would win the bypoll.

candidate filed the nomination in the presence of state in-charge R.P.N. Singh, and state

Party candidate Menon Ekka, wife of former Enos Ekka, has also filed the nomination paper.

The assembly seat fell vacant following the life sentence awarded to in a case pertaining to the murder of a

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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 18:48 IST
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