Ranchi : BJP candidate Basant Soreng and Congress’ Bikshal Kongari filed their nomination papers on Monday, the last day of filing nomination for Kolebira assembly by-election. With this the total number of candidates in the fray are six whereas last date of withdrawal of nomination paper is December 6.
Five candidates, including two independents, filed nominations on the last day, taking the total nominations to six, officials said.
Jharkhand Party candidate Menon Ekka too filed her second set of nomination papers. Ekka had earlier filed first set of nomination on November 29.