231 candidates file nominations

A total of 231 candidates on Wednesday filed nomination for election to the 13th Nagaland assembly.

It was the last date to file nominations today.

Nagaland will go to polls on February 27 along with Meghalaya and result for the same will be declared on March 3 along with Tripura.

Because of the last-hour rush, compiling the final list party-wise is taking time, Chief Electoral Officer Abhijit Sinha told reporters.

A scrutiny of nomination papers would be held on Thursday and the last date for withdrawal is February 12.

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