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Arunachal: 197 file nomination for Assembly polls, 15 for two LS seats

Itanagar, Mar 27 (UNI) As many as 197 candidates from different political parties including Independents have filed their nominations for the April 19 Assembly elections in Arunachal Pradesh.
Fifteen nominees also submitted their papers for the two Lok Sabha seats in the State, including eight for Arunachal West constituency and seven for Arunachal East seat, which are going to the polls in the first phase, election officials said.
Sitting BJP MPs Kiren Rijiju (Union Minister) Kiren Rijiju and Tapir Gao are seeking re-election from Arunachal West and Arunachal East constituencies respectively. Among others, former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister and State Congress president Nabam Tuki also filed his nomination for the Arunachal West seat.
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Meghalaya celebrates World Biological Diversity Day

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Mizo group distribute reliefs to Bangladesh refugees

22 May 2024 | 9:21 PM

Aizawl, May 22 (UNI) Young Mizo Association (YMA)’s Tuichawng group in southernmost Mizoram’s Lawngtlai district on Wednesday distributed rice and daos (small machetes) to refugees entering from Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts and taking shelter in the area.

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Arunachal Dy CM dedicates Chongkham Raj Vihara to people

22 May 2024 | 8:04 PM

Itanagar, May 22 (UNI) In a momentous ceremony, Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein on Wednesday dedicated the Chongkham Raj Vihara, a revered Buddhist monastery, to the people of Chongkham, Namsai district amidst the presence of several dignitaries, monks, and community members.

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