Cricketer Sreesanth files nominations; 916 nominees so far

Friday, Apr 29, 2016,10:23 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Thiruvananthapuram | Cricketer S Sreesanth was among the 283 candidates who filed their nominationson Thursday for the May 16 Assembly polls in Kerala, taking the total number of nominees in the state to 916.

The former Indian pacer is contesting as BJP candidate from Thiruvananthapuram constituency. Malappuram saw the highest number of candidates submitting nominations today at 128, while Pathanmthitta saw the lowest at 23, Election Commission sources here said.

Tomorrow is the last day for filing nominations. Scrutiny will take place on April 30 and the last date for withdrawing the nominations is May 2.