Nagaland Assembly by-poll: Congress names Khesao Anar as candidate for 60-Pungro-Kiphire
The Nagaland Pradesh Congress Committee (NPCC) has announced Khesao Anar as its candidate for the by-election to the 60-Pungro-Kiphire Assembly Constituency.
Ticket distribution programme was held on Tuesday at Congress Bhavan in Dimapur where Anar was formally handed the party ticket by NPCC President K.Therie.
Khesao Anar is currently holding the post of President of the District Congress Committee, Kiphire.
Congress officials informed that the party will not be fielding any candidate for the Southern Angami-1 Assembly Constituency.
Voting in Nagaland has been scheduled for November 3 and the date of counting for the two assembly constituencies will be held on November 10 along with the 54 other constituencies and one Parliamentary constituency in Bihar.