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Manipur BJP president nominated for Rajya Sabha bypoll

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

president Kshetrimayum Bhabananda Singh has been nominated as the party candidate for the bypoll in the state.

The decision to nominate Bhabananda to the lone RS seat of was taken today by the Committee of BJP, a party statement said.

The seat fell vacant after sitting member Haji Abdul Salam of the passed away on February 28.

has already nominated E Dwijamani for the RS bypoll scheduled for May 25.

Dwijamani had contested the last Assembly elections, but had lost.

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 20:13 IST