Nagpur: A total of 23 candidates filed their papers in Nagpur District on the fourth day of nominations for October 15 Assembly elections. The candidates included one each of Nationalist Congress Party, Shiv Sena, MNS and others of smaller parties.
NCP’s Vedprakash Sangatram Arya filed his nomination papers for West Nagpur constituency while Ashish Jaiswal of Shiv Sena filed his papers for Ramtek seat. MNS candidate Rangnath Khadse filed his papers for Kamptee segment. Other candidates who filed their nominations belong to Bharip Bahujan Mahasangh, Republican Party of India (Khobragade), Ambedkarite Party of India and Independents.
In Vidarbha, the number of candidates who filed their nomination papers stands at 142 including 23 in Nagpur District. Two BJP candidates namely Rajendra Patle and Brahmanand Karanjekar filed their nominations from Tumsar and Sakoli constituencies respectively.