Arunachal: BJP wins 2 Assembly seats ‘uncontested’


ITANAGAR | March 26, 2019:

Even before Arunachal Pradesh goes for Assembly polls on April 11, the BJP claimed that it has already secured two seats 'uncontested.'

Disclosing the information, Union Minister, Kiren Rijiju tweeted " BJP scored first victory! BJP MLA candidate Shri Kento Jini from 31-Aalo East Constituency in Arunachal Pradesh is elected unopposed."

Hours later, Rijiju again tweeted, "One more victory for BJP! Shri Taba Tedir becomes the second BJP MLA candidate to get elected unopposed from 16-Yachuli Assembly Constituency in Arunachal Pradesh."

The elections to 60-member Arunachal Pradesh assembly will be held in the first phase of polling on April 11 simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls to the two parliamentary seats in the state.

Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju is BJP candidate from Arunachal West while Tapir Gao will be the party nominee from Arunachal East parliamentary polls.