Imphal: Former Minister and BJP MLA Yaiskul Thokchom Satyabrata Singh, 47, filed his nomination from 14- Yaiskul Assembly Constituency for the two-phase Manipur Assembly Elections on Friday.
Satyabrata whose nomination was supported by one proposer filed his nomination paper at the office of the Returning Officer (RO), 14- Yaiskul AC, Pooja Elangbam.
The fourth day of the filing of nominations in respect of the first phase of polling also witnessed four other candidates filing their nominations in Imphal East District.
Huidrom Vikramjit Singh, 57, of Wangkhei Thangjam Leikai of the National People’s Party (NPP) also filed his nominations from 14-Yaiskul AC.
BJP’s candidate Khongbantabam Ibomcha, 63, of Nongada Makha Leikai, filed his nomination papers from 8-Lamlai AC. The filing of nomination was held at the office of the RO, Surma Thiyam.
Communist Party of India (CPI) candidate R.K. Amusana Singh (alias Rajkumar Amusana Singh), 57, of Khurai Sajor Leikai Ukhrul Road, filed his nomination from 3-Khurai AC at the office of the RO, Shri Elangbam Amuthoi Khanganba.
Mohammed Amin Shah, 42, of the Indian National Congress (INC), a resident of Kshetri Bengoon Awang Leikai, filed his nomination from 4-Kshetrigao AC at the office of the RO Subinson Sapam. Amin’s nomination was supported by three proposers.
Filing of nominations for the first phase of the upcoming Assembly elections to the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly began on 1st February 2022. Nomination papers will be received till 8th February and scrutiny of nomination papers will be taken up on 9th February. The last date for withdrawal of candidature will be 11th February.
The first phase of the Two-Phase polling for the 12th Manipur Legislative Assembly will be held in 38 Assembly Constituencies on 27th February 2022 and in 22 seats in the second phase on 3rd March. The counting of votes will be on 10th March.
NO(Media) IE/MS (MCMC) No. 1 4/02/2022