Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi will campaign in Meghalaya later this month for the February 23 assembly elections in the state.
President of HSPDP Hopingstone Lyngdoh, state Assembly Deputy Speaker and 22 others filed their nomination papers on Saturday.
The Election Commission of India is likely to summon Meghalaya Deputy Speaker Sanbor Shullai for allegedly violating election model code of conduct, official sources said on Sunday.
The names of Deputy Chief Minister B M Lanong and two other ministers do not figure in the list of 60 candidates announced on Sunday night by the Congress for the Meghalaya Assembly elections.
Meghalaya CM and some of his Cabinet colleagues are in the list of 60 candidates announced by the Congress for the forthcoming Assembly polls.
Gearing up for elections to 60-member assembly in Meghalaya slated early next year, state Cong on Wednesday shortlisted the names of 46 candidates.
Day in Pics: 31st March
Showbiz World - March 31, 2015
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