Congress names 50 candidates for Nagaland poll

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New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Former Nagaland Chief Minister K L Chishi will seek re-election from Dimapur-I in the next month's state assembly election as the party today announced the list of its first batch of 50 candidates.

Congress Legislature Party leader I Imkong will contest from Jangpetkong constituency.

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 tomorrow, 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), Mr R L Akamba (Pungro-Kiphire), Mr K L Chishi (Dimapur-I), Mr Howeto (Ghaspani-I), Mr Joshua (Pughoboto), Mr Kewekhare Therie (Peutsero), Mr Vaprumo Demo (Chazouba), Mr Penthu Pochury (Meluri), Mr Imti Jamir (Tuli), Mr Khutovi Suruhuto (Khutovi), Mr T Aloh Wangham (Tizit) and Mr Sedam Khaming (Noklak).

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