BJP names first list of candidates
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, January 19 2017:
The Central Election Committee of the BJP which met this evening at New Delhi to work out the candidate list for the coming Assembly polls has reportedly chosen 32 candidates in the first list, said a reliable source.
State unit president of the BJP, K Bhabananda, general secretary and MLA Th Bishwajit and convenor of the Election Management Committee Th Chaoba were present at the CEC meeting.
The official list of the candidates named will be issued tomorrow.
According to a reliable source, the names of only 29 candidates who have been named could be confirmed at the time of going to press late in the evening today.
The 29 are N Biren (Hein-gang AC), Y Erabot (Wang- khei AC), O Joy (Langthabal AC), Sh Premananda Sharma (Patsoi AC), Kikhonbou Newmai (Tamei AC), Shangba (Sugnu AC) Francis Ngajokpa (Tadubi AC), N Mangi (Kumbi AC), Dr Kh Loken (Sagolband AC), Dr U Deben (Wabagai AC), Dr Y Radheshyam (Hiyanglam AC), Th Chaoba (Nambol AC), RK Shivachandra (Keishamthong AC), Th Bishwajit (Thongju AC) and Seityabrata (Yaiskul AC) .
The other candidates are Yaima (Khurai AC), S Ranjan (Konthoujam AC), Robindro (Mayang Imphal), S Joy (Wangoi), Radha-kishore (Oinam AC), P Sarat (Moirang AC), Asni-kumar (Thanga AC), Anwar (Lilong AC), Rameshwar (Keirao AC), Bhim (Thoubal), Jadu-mani (Khangabok), Hemanta (Wangjing-Tentha AC), Haridas (Wangkhem AC), Dr Nimaichand (Andro AC) and Ibomcha (Lamlai AC) .