File photo of Congress President Rahul Gandhi. Photograph:( Zee News Network )
The Congress on Thursday approved names of two candidates for the by-elections to the Meghalaya assembly.
The two candidates, Jackiush A Sangma would be contesting from Ranikot assembly segment while Charlotte W Monin from South Tura seat.
According to the EC, the last date for nomination filing is August 8 and scrutiny of will be on August 9.
The ECI will use both Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trails (VVPATs) for the elections.
A valid identification proof for voter's identification will be mandatory for a voter to exercise his/her right to vote.
However, Electoral Photo Identity Cards (EPIC) will be the main document for identification.