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5 candidates in fray for Liromoba seat

 ITANAGAR, Feb 1 Altogether five candidates are in the fray for the February 13 by-election to Liromoba Assembly seat in West Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh.

 The five candidate are Nyamar Karbak of Congress, Bai Gadi of BJP and three Independent candidates Lijum Ronya, Johny Tali and Raksap Yomcha, an Election department official said.

Karbak, a first timer, is the president of Arunachal Pradesh Youth Congress. Gadi had unsuccessfully contested the 2004, 2009 and 2014 Assembly elections from the constituency.

The by-election was necessitated following the untimely demise of former Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin who won the seat thrice in a row. PTI

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