Northeast India’s Only English And Hindi Satellite News Channel
                       

Manipur Polls 2022: NPP Announce 13 candidates, JD(U) 30

The NPP has released its second list of candidates for the upcoming Manipur assembly elections. The NPP’s second list includes names of 13 candidates. Significantly, the list includes names of

The NPP has released its second list of candidates for the upcoming Manipur assembly elections. The NPP’s second list includes names of 13 candidates. Significantly, the list includes names of at least two BJP leaders who were denied party tickets. The BJP leaders who defected the party and are contesting on NPP tickets include Z Kikhonbou Newmai, who is contesting from the Tamei assembly constitutency and Khaipao Haokip from Saikot.

Manipur Deputy Chief Minister and NPP National Vice President Y Joykumar, informed Northeast Live that NPP National President Conrad Sangma will be arriving in Imphal on February 3 to discuss and finalise the third list of the party. He further highlighted that the NPP has made all efforts to ensure representation of all sections through its candidates.

Meanwhile, the JDU has announced the list of 30 candidates for the ensuing polls in Manipur. The list includes former Congress MLA of Lamlai K Biren Singh, who tendered his resignation from the Manipur Legislative Assembly today, Khumukcham Joykishan, the former Congress MLA of Thangmeiband, Asab Uddin from Jiribam constituency, former Manipur DGP LM Khaute from Churachandpur and super cop Brinda Thounaojam from Yaiskul.

First Published: 1st February, 2022 23:50 IST

COMMENTS

WE RECOMMEND

Banner
Tripura: Agreement of IPFT with Tripura apolitical: NC Debbarma

Following allegation from former minister and IPFT MLA Mevar Kumar Jamatia that it was IPFT president NC Debbarma who had signed an agreement with the Pradyot Debbarma-led Tipra Motha for a merger, the veteran IPFT leader today admitted that an agreement was indeed signed. N C Debbarma, however, claimed that the agreement was signed before […]

20th May 2022
Banner
Meghalaya: NPP intact & ready for 2023 polls

Meghalaya NPP president WR Kharlukhi today said that his party is intact and will go all out to fight the 2023 assembly election. Kharlukhi made this statement when reports are doing the rounds that leaders including MLAs of different parties are mulling to jump ship. Kharlukhi infact appreciated the fact that former Chief Minister and […]

20th May 2022
Banner
Arunachal Pradesh: Rains trigger landslides in Itanagar

Incessant rainfall has wreaked havoc in Arunachal Pradesh’s capital Itanagar. Massive landslides have struck the Ganga Basti area in Itanagar. Huge portions of houses were washed away in the landslide which took place last night. In another video captured from Ajing Colony near Polytechnic College in Itanagar. Residents of a damaged house lamented how it […]

20th May 2022
Banner
Rescue & Relief operations continue in Dima Hasao

Relief and rescue operations are continuing in flood hit Dima Hasao district. Today an Indian Air Force chopper landed in Haflong carrying 20 NDRF personnel and 1.5 tonnes of equipment and essentials. Remaining stranded people are also being rescued by the Air Force. Government and airforce along NDRF are running daily operations to rescue stranded […]

20th May 2022
Banner
Assam Floods improving gradually: Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Floods has shown marginal improvement. This was informed by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who is constantly monitoring the situation. Chief Minister Sarma also said that the concerned authorities are working round the clock to restore road communication in landslide and flood affected areas. Besides, the Assam Chief Minister also informed that food items […]

20th May 2022