Golay’s papers valid: EC

The nomination papers of Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang aka Golay were found valid after scrutiny on Tuesday, an election official said here.

The Chief Minister, who is not a member of the Assembly at present, submitted his papers as the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha candidate from Poklok Kamrang seat in South Sikkim on Monday, the last day to file the nomination.

The BJP, which drew a blank in the Assembly elections earlier this year, had on Saturday announced that it has tied up with the ruling SKM for the October 21 bypolls to three Assembly seats — Poklok Kamrang, Martam Rumtek and Gangtok.

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