5 nominations till now for Feb 23 bypoll in Mizoram

With Dr Ngurdingliana, the official candidate of the ruling Congress filing his nomination on Tuesday, five candidates are in the fray till now for the by-election to the Chalfilh Assembly seat in Mizoram on February 23.

Returning Officer for the bypoll, A Biaklawma said Ngurdingliana submitted his nomination papers during the day, while Zoram Nationalist Party candidate C. Lalchhandama could not file his nominations as he reached the RO's office late.

Those who filed nominations earlier were Lalvenhima Hmar of the Opposition Mizo National Front, Lalhmangaiha Sailo of the Mizoram People's Conference, C. Ramkinlova of the BJP and lone independent Lalrohlua.

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