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Two BJP candidates file nominations for Ladakh LS seat

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Two candidates from the BJP Tuesday filed their nomination papers for the parliamentary constituency which goes to polls in the fifth phase on May 6, officials said.

The candidates, Tsering Namgyal and Dorji Angchuk, filed their nomination papers from the seat before the Returning Officer, Avny Lavasa, they said.

With this, a total of three candidates have so far filed their nominations from this seat. candidate Monday filed his nomination papers from the seat.

The last day for filing of nomination papers for parliamentary constituency is April 18.

The 31-year old Namgyal, who serving as the (CEC) of Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), remained to the former and renowned Buddhist spiritual leader,

A graduate from University of Jammu, Namgyal took over as CEC of the hill development council on November 10 last year.

candidate Spalbar, a prominent Buddhist (CEC) of (LAHDC), Leh, was the first to file his papers before the at Leh.

Veteran leader had won the seat for the BJP for the first time in 2014, but he resigned from the primary membership of the party in November last year, saying that all promises made by the BJP sounded like an "empty rhetoric".

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 23:55 IST