Imphal, March 20,
Congress party is likely to announce the name of the candidates who will be fighting for the upcoming Parliamentary poll either today or tomorrow. As per source, the former Chief Secretary of Manipur O Nabakishore is in the top priority as most of the Congress legislatures want him to contest the election.
9 candidates applied for Congress party ticket and all the contenders have excellent qualification. The youngest is one Ningombam Bupendra Meitei whose age is only 31 years. Dr. N Bijoy, O Joy, S Manaobi , K Saratchandra, Dr. Th Meinya , M Bishwajit and I Hemochandra have all excellent records in their political career. But source said that most of the Congress legislatures are in favour of O Nabakishore as the Congress candidate for the Inner PC.
As for the outer PC top priority choice for almost all legislatures is W Laikholam Hangshing . 7 applied for the ticket.