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PDA announces candidate for lone LS seat in Nagaland

Press Trust of India  |  Dimapur 

The ruling People's Democratic Alliance (PDA) in Thursday announced its candidate for the lone seat in the state.

Tokheho Yepthomi, the sitting member and a of the (NDPP), was also give the party ticket at a programme here.

The NDPP is a the major constituent of the

The ticket for the by-election to the Aonglenden Assembly constituency was also handed over to Sharingain Longkumer of the NDPP.

The by-poll was necessitated as MLA passed away on September 22, 2018.

Polling for the lone seat and the by-poll will be held on April 11.

alliance partners comprises NDPP, BJP, National People's Party, (United) and Independents.

Chief minister said the candidates need to win by a huge margin.

The PDA Chingwang Konyak, who is also the of NDPP, asked the alliance partners to work hard and not to be complacent.

The opposition Naga People's Front (NPF) and the are yet to declare their candidates.

Nominations for both the parliamentary constituency and the Assembly constituency will begin on March 18.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 19:45 IST