Nagaland | NPP announces Tinujungshi as candidate for Aonglenden, Lipokzulu withdraws from race

Nagaland | NPP announces Tinujungshi as candidate for Aonglenden, Lipokzulu withdraws from race

KOHIMA, March 22, 2019: The Nagaland unit of National People's Party (NPP) has announced O Tinujungshi Longkumer as its candidate for the 26 Aonglenden assembly constituency by-election.

This was announced through a 'notification' issued by the state's NPP chief and election committee chairman, Ato Yepthomi on Thursday.

Meanwhile, Lipokzulu on Thursday announced his withdrawal from the by-election race.

"I want to declare that having shouldered the responsibility of the eldest member of the Longkumer clan of Ungma village, I should pave the way and give the privilege to four of my Longkumer brothers who have declared their candidature for the 26-Aonglenden assembly constituency by-election. Therefore, as a sensible and responsible elder, I withdraw as a possible candidature for the said election," he said.

With EMN inputs

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