Imphal, Jan 29 (Agencies): Three candidates have filed nomination papers for the upcoming bye-election to Konthoujam assembly constituency in Manipur's Imphal West district to be held on February 14, election office sources said on Saturday.

Friday was the last day for filing nomination papers and the last date for withdrawl of papers was fixed on Monday next.

The candidates are S. Ranjan (Congress), K. Ranjit (independent) and K. Sarat Singh (Trinamool Congress), sources said.

Due to death of former assembly Speaker and Congress MLA S. Budhichandra, the seat had fallen vacant and his son Ranjan is contesting as Congress candidate.