Nagaland and Meghalaya Election, Voting has started in two North-Eastern states of Meghalaya and Nagaland Election. There is a 60-60-member assembly in both the states but for both the states, 59 seats are going to cast. In Meghalaya, 18th February the election on the WilliamMannagar seat cancels because of the death of NCP candidate Jonathan N Sangma in an IED blast in East Garo Hills district.
NDPP chief Nefiyo Rio declared unopposed from the North Angami Second Assembly seat in Nagaland. Election results in both states and Tripura announced on March 3
Nagaland and Meghalaya Election More than 18 lakh voters are using their franchise in more than three thousand polling booths in Meghalaya, while Nagaland has 11 million 76 thousand 432 voters casting vote. The number of male voters in Nagaland is 5 lakh 97 thousand 281, while the number of female voters is 5 lakh 79 thousand 151. The number of voters employed in military services in Nagaland is 5,884.
According to sources, voting will run till four o’clock in the evening, whereas in remote districts of Nagaland, votes will be cast at three o’clock in the polling booths. Election results will be announced on March 3. There were delays in starting of poll due to EVM in several places on Tuesday morning. Voting started late due to EVM in Shillong, Meghalaya. At the moment, people are arriving to vote in the polling booth. Roshan is the current MLA from North Shillong to Congress.
Voting on 59-59 seats
Nagaland and Meghalaya Election have 60-60 assembly seats. But voting is going on for 59 seats in both the states today. In fact, due to the death of NCP candidate Jonathan N Sangma in an IED blast in East Garo Hills district on February 18 in Meghalaya, the election canceled in the William Nagar seat. At the same time, NDPP chief Nefiyu Rio declares unopposed from the North Angami Second Assembly seat in Nagaland.
CM Mukul Sangma on two seats
Three members of the family of Meghalaya’s Mukul Sangma are in the field of Garo Hills area. Mukul himself is contesting from two seats Ampati and Songsak. Encouraged by the formation of a government in Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, BJP is now trying to spread its foot in Nagaland and Meghalaya.
Nagaland and Meghalaya Election UPDATES
- 38 percent in Nagaland till 11 pm and 20 percent in Meghalaya
- Bomb explosion, one person injured in a polling booth during
- Nagaland assembly elections 16 voters in Meghalaya and 17 percent in Nagaland
- PM Narendra Modi tweeted the people of Meghalaya and Nagaland to vote in large numbers in the assembly elections.