Nagaland Meeting Elections: The elections in 2023 started with Tripura going to polls on Feb 16 and with the voting for the meeting polls in Nagaland and Meghalaya on Monday, the primary batch of elections will conclude. Now, all eyes can be on March 2 when the votes polled might be counted to determine the fates of candidates and events.
Whereas BJP and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Celebration (NDPP) is trying to retain energy within the state, the opposition is aiming to dethrone the incumbent authorities from the state.
In line with ANI, the BJP and NDPP are contesting the elections on a 20:40 seat-sharing association whereas the Naga Folks’s Entrance (NPF) and Congress are contesting in 22 and 23 seats respectively.
BJP is already one seat forward of the remainder within the state because the social gathering candidate Kazheto Kinimi gained from the Akuluto seat uncontested after the Congress candidate withdrew his candidature, reported ANI.
As per the report, the candidates vying for the State polls embrace 20 from BJP, CPI (1), INC (23), NCP (12), NPP (12), NDPP (40), NPF (22), RPP (1), JD (U) (7), LJP (Ram Vilas) (15), RPI (Athawale) (9), RJD (3), and Impartial (19).
Notably, solely 4 of the 183 candidates in fray are ladies. In 14 meeting elections the state has gone by means of to this point, it has by no means had a lady MLA. As per ANI, a complete of 13,17,632 voters, out of which 6,61,489 are male electors, and 6,56,143 are feminine will train their franchise to determine the destiny of political events and to elect their representatives of the 60-member Nagaland Legislative Meeting.
Listed below are the important thing candidates and constituencies that might be fascinating to be careful for:
Northen Angami – NDPP candidate and Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio might be contesting the polls from this seat.
Tiyu – BJP candidate and Deputy Chief Minister Yanthungo Patton will strive his luck from the seat of Tiyu in meeting polls.
Peren – Two-time Chief Minister, TR Zeliang might be contesting the election as NDPP candidate from right here.
Alongtaki – Fashionable amongst youth together with his type and method over numerous points, Nagaland BJP chief Temjen Imna Alongside will contest from Alongtaki seat. He’ll face just one opponent, J Lanu Longchar of JD(U) right here.
Ghaspani – One other scorching seat within the polls, Ghaspani will witness a troublesome combat between BJP’s N Jacob Zhimomi and Akavi N Zhimomi of the Congress.
Phek – NPF chief Kuzholuzo Nienu might be contesting from this seat. The NDPP has fielded Kupota Khesoh, Congress has given ticket to Zacilhu Ringa Vadeo.
Dimapur-III – NDPP candidate Hekani Jakhalu is within the fray whereas the beginner Lok Janshakti Celebration (Ram Vilas) has given ticket to Azheto Zhimomi from this seat.
As per ANI, the opposite main constituencies are Dimapur-I, Southern Angami l, Southern Angami I, Chozuba, Koridang, Koridang, Bhandari, Sanis, Zunheboto, Kohima, Western Angami, Longleng, and Seyochung Sitimi.