PUDUCHERRY: The nomination filed by former Speaker P. Kannan for the lone Rajya Sabha seat in Puducherry was found to be in order. Secretary, Legislative Assembly, M. Sivaprakasam, who is also the Returning Officer, scrutinised the papers in the presence of the candidate and his supporters. Eight other nominations filed by Independent candidates were rejected on the ground that they did not have support of MLAs. Announcement will be made on Saturday after the deadline for withdrawal of candidature ends.