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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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.
'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."