From Shillong Lyngdoh sisters files nominations for 2023 polls

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From Shillong Lyngdoh sisters files nominations for 2023 polls

Shillong: Lyngdoh sisters Ampareen and Jasmin filed their nomination papers in Shillong for the upcoming Meghalaya Assembly elections.

She said it was important for Ampareen Lyngdoh to continue her family tradition of filing nominations on the first day of the process.
Ampareen will contest for a fourth term in Shillong East constituency, this time representing the NPP party. Her sister Jasmine will contest for the first time from the Nongthymmai constituency.

The last date for filing nomination papers is February 7 and the assembly elections are scheduled for February 27.

From Shillong Lyngdoh sisters files nominations for 2023 polls

The sisters were accompanied by family and supporters when they filed their nomination papers at the Deputy Commissioner’s office in Shillong.
NPP candidate Nongthymmai Jasmine M Lyngdoh also filed her nomination papers today. She is up against veteran leaders like TMC MLA Charles Pyngrope and UDP leader Jemino Mawthoh. Despite the competition, Jasmine is confident of her ability to defeat the election, and refers to her opponents as “sleeping giants”.
Pynshai Manik Syiem, an independent candidate from Mylliem Constituency, filed his nomination papers. In the 2018 elections, Syiem contested the Mawphlang constituency as the HSPDP party candidate but was defeated by the late SK Sunn.

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