Nagaland Election Results 2023 Live: BJP-NDPP Win 37 Seats, Set To Retain Power

Nagaland Election Result 2023 Live: The state had gone to the polls on 27 February.

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Nagaland Election Results 2023 Live: BJP-NDPP Win 37 Seats, Set To Retain Power
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Nagaland Assembly Election Results 2023 Live Updates: The BJP-NDPP alliance have crossed the majority mark, winning 37 seats in total.

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio defeated the Congress' Seyievilie Sachu to win from the Northern Angami-II constituency.

The counting of votes for the Nagaland Assembly election began at 8 am on Thursday, 2 March. The state had gone to the polls on 27 February. A massive voter turnout of 85 percent was recorded in the election.

In Nagaland, 59 out of 60 Assembly seats were up for grabs, where the fate of 183 candidates was in the balance across 2,351 polling stations.

Click on the map below to see how the NDPP, NPF, BJP, Congress and others are faring, where they are doing well and where they are lagging behind.

  • Exit polls have predicted a clean sweep by the BJP-NDPP alliance

  • The Election Commission had ordered re-polling in four booths across Nagaland on 1 March

  • Counting of votes began at 8 am on Thursday

  • Key parties in the state include the NDPP, BJP, NPF, and Congress

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10:00 PM , 02 Mar

BJP Workers Celebrate Election Win with 'Dhols' and Colours

BJP workers celebrating the party's victory in the Nagaland Assembly election. 

(Photo: PTI)

5:59 PM , 02 Mar

PM Modi Thanks Nagaland Voters for Election Win

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to thank the voters of Nagaland for the BJP-NDPP alliance's win, saying that the "double-engine government" will continue working towards the betterment of the state.

5:12 PM , 02 Mar

'History Has Been Made': CM on Two Women Being Elected in Nagaland for the First Time

CM Neiphiu Rio congratulated the first two women MLA-elects in Nagaland.

Taking to Twitter, he said, "History has been made! Heartfelt congratulations, Mrs. @k_salhoutuonuoand Mrs. @Hekani Jakhalu on winning Assembly Elections. You carry the hopes of women and future generations as changemakers and role models. I hope you will continue to be passionate and courageous."

4:30 PM , 02 Mar

Deputy CM Y Patton Wins from His Seat

Deputy CM Y Patton has won from the Tyui constituency after defeating the RJD's Y Kikon.

Published: 02 Mar 2023, 7:32 AM IST
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