KOHIMA– NDPP-BJP win Nagaland Assembly Election 2023- In the 60 member Nagaland assembly, the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP)has won 25 seats while it’s ally BJP has won 12, as per data from the Election Commission of India.
The most shocking result from the Nagaland is the fate of Naga Peoples Party which is reduced to 2 seats. The party had won 26 seats in 2018.
Though the NDPP-BJP had been able to form the government on 40:20 formula, with BJP’s 12 and NDPP’s 17 seats, this time, the NDPP has an upper hand in the alliance.
Chief Minister Neiphio Rio, who has also swept his assembly seat with 17,045 , is votes, is all set to be the CM again.
This election of Nagaland Assembly also creates history by electing two women candidates for the first time. Hekani Jakhalu and Salhoutuonuo Kruse. Both candidates are from ruling NDPP. Salhoutuonuo Kruse won from Western Angami-8 and Hekani Jakhalu from Dimapur-III.