Koraput: The Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangh (CMAS) leader Nachika Linga on Wednesday filed his nomination papers for the Narayanpatna zilla parishad seat in Koraput district. He filed his nominations at the Sub-Collector’s office this afternoon.
Earlier in 2017, Nachika Linga had filed his nomination for the same seat but was rejected as he was lodged in Koraput Circle jail for his alleged involvement in several criminal cases, including murders, arson and dacoity.
Declared the most-wanted Maoist by Odisha police more than a decade ago for trying to convert Narayanpatna block of Koraput into a Maoist fortress, Linga, a Kui tribal, was released on bail granted in November, 2020.
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