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LS polls: Race for party tickets hots up in Manipur

IANS  |  Imphal 

Several politicians and retired government officials in are in the race for tickets for the polls.

Of the two seats in the state, one is reserved for Scheduled Tribes.

Moirangthem Nara of the (CPI) is the only party candidate whose name was officially announced for the general Outer constituency. His name was finalised by the Left parties in the state.

The had won both the seats in the 2014 elections.

Meanwhile, delegates of the Democratic Alliance (MDA) formed by some non-parties few weeks ago, rushed to on Monday.

The is M. Tombi, of the Manipur unit of

Former is seeking the ticket, while Oinam Nabakishore, a retired of Manipur is one of the applicants of the ticket.

Meanwhile, there are ripples among the BJP coalition partners as it has announced to field candidates in both seats.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 21:06 IST
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