• search
For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

UGDP withdraws nomination; 14 in the fray for Simaria bypoll

By Staff

Chatra, Jan 21 (UNI) Altogether 14 candidates remained in the fray for the February four Siamaria bypolls after the UGDP candidate today withdrew his nomination.

About 15 nominations were filed for the bypoll.

Sub-divisional officer-cum-electoral officer Bhagwan Das said here UGDP candidate Vinod Bihari Paswan had withdrawn his nomination.

The party had announced to extend its support to Ramchandra Ram of the CPI.

Others including the CPM, RJD and JMM had also announced support to Mr Ram.

The BJP had fielded Kumar Ujjwal, son of former Simaria MLA Upendranath Das (BJP) whereas former RJD leader Yogendra Baitha was the Congress candidate for the bypoll.

The notification for the bypoll, which was necessitated following the death of Mr Das, was issued on January 10.

Counting of votes would take place on February 7.


For Daily Alerts

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more