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46 in fray in Thoubal, Kakching districts
Source: Chronicle News Service / DIPR

Thoubal, February 17 2022: Altogether 46 candidates from different political parties and independent candidates would be contesting for the seats of 10 assembly constituencies in Thoubal and Kakching districts as none of the candidates withdrew their candidature till the last hour of withdrawal period.

Wangkhem AC has the highest number of candidates with eight candidates vying for the seat.

Wangjing Tentha, Khangabok and Sugnoo ACs have lowest number of candidates with three candidates in each ACs contesting for the three seats.

Lilong, Wabagai and Hiyanglam ACs have five candidates each while Thoubal and Heirok have four candidates each.

Six candidates are contesting in Kakching AC.

Prominent leaders who are in the fray in the two districts include INC's former CM and CLP leader O Ibobi (Thoubal), MLA K Meghachandra (Wangkhem), MLA O Surjakumar (Khangabok) and MLA Md Fajur Rahim (Wabagai), and BJP MLAs Th Radheshyam (Heirok), Y Antas Khan (Lilong) and P Brojen (Wangjing-Tentha) .


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