Congress names 40 candidates for Nagaland poll

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New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Congress leader I Imkong will seek re-election from Jangpetkong constituency in the next month's Nagaland Assembly election as the party today announced the list of its first batch of 40 candidates.

Several sitting MLAs, who recently joined the Congress from the rival side, were also given tickets in the election for the 60-member state Assembly.

The second list will be announced in the next few days, AICC sources said.

Following is the list of candidates with their constituencies in the bracket: Mr Imtisunget Jamir (Dimapur-II) Mr Azheto Zhiomi (Dimapur-III), Mr M Krose (Ghaspani-II), Mr Z Obed (Kohima Town)' Mr Seyiekuolie Kesiezie (Northern Angami-I), Mr Nillo Rengma (Tseminyu), Mr Medokul Sophie (Southern Angami-I), Mr K V Pusa (Southern Angami-II), Dr K Hoshi (Phek), Mr Takatiba Masa Ao (Arkakong), Mr Nungsangy Apang (Impur), Mr S Supongmeren Jamir (Mongoya), Mr Nungshizenba (Aonglenden), Mr Apok Jamir (Mokokchung Town), Mr Moatemjen Imchen (Koridang), Mr I Imkong (Jangpetkong), Mr Tiameren (Alongtaki), Mr Kheto Kinny (Akuluto), Mr Maghato Achumi (Atoizu), Mr Tokheho Yepthomi (Aghunato), Mr Inavi Zhomomi (Satikha), Mr Yangkithung Yanthan (Tyui), Mr Mhao Humtsoe (Wokha Town), Mr E T Ezung (Bhandari), Mr Yona Konyak (Wakching), Mr N Lanpha (Tapi), Mr kongam Konyak (Phomching), Mr Shaboh Konyak (Tehok), Mr Chingwang Konyak (Mon Town), Mr B P Hanghuh (Aboi), Mr A Nyamnyei Konyak (Moka), Mr Shami Angh (Long Leng), Mr H Chuba Chang (Noksen), Mr S K Sangtam (Longkhim Chare), Mr P Chuba (Tuesang Sadar-I), Mr Kejong (Tuesang Sadar-II), Mr Bongkhao Konyak (Tobu), Mr K Kohnou (Thonoknyu), Mr K Yamakam (Shamtorr-Chessore) and Mr R L Akamba (Pungro-Kiphire).

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