First nomination filed for Ladakh LS seat

JAMMU: Five days after an issuance of notification by the Election Commission for the Ladakh parliamentary constituency, Congress candidate Rigzin Spalbar Monday filed his nomination papers from the seat, which is going to polls on May 6.

Spalbar, a prominent Buddhist leader and two-time chief executive councillor (CEC) of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, was the first to file his papers before the returning officer at Leh, officials said.

The last date for filing of nomination papers for the constituency is April 18, followed by scrutiny of papers on April 20. The last date of withdrawal of candidature is April 22. (AGENCIES)