Tuki won unopposed from Sagalee constituency and four others Phurpa Tsering (Dirang), Kameng Dolo (Pakke-Kessang), Nabam Rebia (Doimukh) and Lombo Tayeng (Mebo) secured victory along with seven others in the 60-member assembly.
    
The results of the uncontested seats were announced on Wednesday, which was the last date for withdrawal of nominations.

The number of uncontested seats of the party rose to 11 after scrutiny as the nomination papers of BJP candidate Lhakpa Tsering from Dirang constituency was found invalid, thereby, clearing the deck for Congress nominee Phurpa Tsering to get elected unopposed from the constituency, election office sources said here on Wednesday.
    
Tourism Minister Pema Khandu (Mukto) and Rural Development Minister Tanga Byaling from Nacho constituency along with Punji Mara (Taliha), Bamang Felix (Nyapin), first- timer Mama Natung (Seppa West) and Takam Pario from Palin constituency in remote Kurung Kumey district have already been elected uncontested as no other candidates filed papers from those constituencies.

Meanwhile, the battle lines for the 60-members state assembly and two Lok Sabha seats in the state have been drawn with 144 candidates for assembly polls and eleven for parliamentary elections remaining in the fray after scrutiny of nominations.
    
Wednesday was the last day of withdrawal of nomination papers. The tally of contesting candidates is Congress (49), BJP (42), NCP (9), People’s Party of Arunachal (16), Naga People's Front (11), AAP (1) and Independents (16).

(Agencies)

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