JDU Nagaland to participate in ULB elections

Dimapur, May 19 (MExN): The Janata Dal United declared on Sunday that the party will participate in the ongoing declared elections to Urban Local Bodies (ULB) in Nagaland slated to be held on June 26. The party will enter the fray depending on the availability of capable candidates in the various ULBs, it said.  While announcing the party’s decision, the JDU also called upon the people and concerned authorities to create an atmosphere conducive to ensuring the conduct of free and fair elections, providing an equal playing field for all.  It further urged all candidates and political parties to facilitate an environment ushering conscience voting in the minds of the electorates rather than being swayed away by false promises and material gains. 
Earlier, the state’s units of the Lok Janshakti Party (Ram Vilas) and the National People's Party (NPP) had declared that the parties would be contesting the ULB elections.