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Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland Election Results: In trends, BJP retains majority in Tripura

Updated: March 2, 2023 1:13 pm

The counting of votes for Assembly elections in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya is underway. Counting is going on for the election results of the three northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland. The counting of votes is going on from 8 am. First the postal ballots were counted. Significantly, BJP had already won one seat in Nagaland. BJP’s Kazheto Kinimi was elected unopposed from the Akuloto seat. He is also a sitting MLA. Notably, in Nagaland, BJP and Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) alliance contested the elections together. NDPP contested on 40 seats while BJP tried its luck on remaining 20 seats.

In Tripura, trends are available for all 60 seats. The ruling BJP – IPFT combine is leading at 29 seats, while CPM- Congress is leading in 18 seats. TIPRA MOTHA is leading in 11 seats, while others are leading in 2 seats. Chief Minister and BJP candidate Dr Manik Saha is leading in Bardowali constituency.

In Nagaland, trends are available for 56 seats in the 60 member Assembly, Ruling BJP – NDPP combine is leading on 39 seats, while Naga People’s Front (NPF) is leading on 4 seats. Congress is leading on 1 seat, while others are leading at 12. BJP candidate Kazheto Kinimi has already won from the Akuluto constituency unopposed. Incumbent Chief Minister and NDPP candidate Neiphiu Rio is leading from the Northern Angami-II assembly constituency.

In Meghalaya, trends are available for 51 seats out of 59, polling for which was held on the 27th of last month. Ruling National People’s Party (NPP) is leading in 19 seats, while BJP is leading in 5, Congress in 4 seats, United Democratic Party (UDP) in 8 and Others in 15 seats.

Chief Minister and NPP candidate Conrad Sangma is leading in the South Tura Assembly seat, while Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tysong of NPP is leading in the Pynursla constituency. BJP Candidate Samuel M Sangma is leading in the Baghmara constituency.

Polling for the Sohiong Assembly constituency was postponed following the demise of a candidate. Former Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress candidate Mukul Sangma is trailing behind in the Tikrikilla constituency.

Posted By Uday India

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