12 file nomination papers for KHADC polls on Tuesday

NONGPOH: As many as twelve candidates from different political parties and constituencies of Ri-Bhoi district file their nomination papers on Tuesday at the office of the Deputy Commissioner, Nongpoh to contest the upcoming Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) polls slated to be held on February 27.

The candidates who file their nomination papers on Tuesday include Rona Khymdeit from United Democratic Party (UDP) ticket and Balajied Ranee from Indian National Congress (INC), who will be contesting from Nongpoh Constituency.

From Mawhati Constituency, the candidates who have filed their nomination papers include Charles Marngar (INC), Mayborn Rapthap (Independent), Kisborly Kharbani (UDP) and Rinik Mukhim from the National People’s Party (NPP).

Whereas, from Jirang Constituency, William Mynsong (INC) and Victor Rani (NPP) and from Umsning Constituency, Rocky Augustine Marwein (INC) and Donkupar Sumer (UDP) also filed their nomination papers here today.

Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) President, Celestine Lyngdoh was also present here accompanying the INC candidates along with Umroi and Nongpoh legislator, George B Lyngdoh and Meralborn Syiem during filing of nomination papers.

Sitting MDC from Nongpoh Constituency, Mrs Rona Khymdeit, the lone woman candidate was accompanied by Rayonald Kharkamni and the District leaders of the party. Meanwhile, NPP candidates were accompanied by Mawhati legislator, Dasakhiatbha Lamare.

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