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Five candidates file nominations in Jharkhand

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 23:31

Jamshedpur: Five candidates
including former minister for land revenue Dulal Bhuiyan of
JMM on Wednesday filed their nomination for the first phase of
Jharkhand assembly polls slated for November 25.

Bhuiyan, who won Jugsalai seat twice including the last
election in 2005 and Sarda Devi of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)
have filed nomination papers for the seat.

While Independent candidate Tilo Sardar filed his
nomination for Jamshedpur West assembly seat, a former BJP
leader Madhulika Mehta (Independent) and Vijay Kumar Pandey of
Samajwadi Party filed papers for the prestigious Jamshedpur
East constituency.

Currently, Jamshedpur East constituency was being
represented by BJP`s state unit president Raghuvar Das, who
was the labour minister in Babulal Marandi-led government and
finance minister in Arjun Munda-led government in the state.

Das has been representing Jamshedpur East constituency
for the last three assembly polls.

Bureau Report

First Published: Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 23:31
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