Track your constituency
Live News

Nagaland Lok Sabha General Election Results 2019 Updates

Nagaland Assembly Elections 2023

The 2023 Nagaland Legislative Assembly election is set to take place in Nagaland before February 2023, with all 60 members of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly being elected. The Nagaland Legislative Assembly's term is set to expire on 12 March, 2023. The previous assembly elections took place in February of 2018. Following the elections, the state government was formed by a coalition of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party, which formed the state government, with Neiphiu Rio becoming the state’s Chief Minister.
Despite emerging as the single largest party, the BJP cut connections with its local affiliate, the Naga People's Front, to establish the government.
On April 20, 2022, 21 NPF MLAs joined the NDPP, along with the then-opposition leader, decreasing the NPF’s strength to four.
As a significant shock to the BJP, three BJP District Presidents from Kohima, Wokha, and Peren, joined JD(U) in November 2022.
Quick facts for Nagaland Elections
Parliamentary Constituencies1
Assembly Constituencies 60
Ruling PartyNationalist Democratic Progressive Party
Opposition PartyNPF
Chief MinisterNeiphiu Rio
GovernorPadmanabha Acharya
Chief Electoral OfficerAbhijit Sinha
CEO AddressThe Chief Electoral Officer, D-Block, Kohima - 797001, Nagaland

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 - Party Wise Election Results

Name of State/ UTParliamentary ConstituencyCandidatePartyEVM VotesMigrant VotesPostal VotesTotal Votes% of VotesWinnerRunner-Up
NagalandNagalandTokheho YepthomiNationalist Democratic Progressive Party499683082750051049.73YesNo
NagalandNagalandK L ChishiIndian National Congress4819150225148416648.11NoYes
NagalandNagalandHayithung TungoeNational People'S Party142190778149971.49NoNo
NagalandNagalandDr. M M Thromwa KonyakIndependent4316030446200.46NoNo
NagalandNagalandNotaNone Of The Above200905520640.21NoNo

Lok Sabha Elections 2019 - Constituency Wise Election Results (Winner/Runner Up)

Name of State/ UTParliamentary ConstituencyWinnerPartyTotal Votes% of VotesRunner-UpPartyTotal Votes% of Votes
NagalandNagalandTokheho YepthomiNationalist Democratic Progressive Party50051049.73K L ChishiIndian National Congress48416648.11

In 2009 Election Results the UPA won around 261 out of 543 seats, and in the second position was NDA with 158 seats, while 23 seats were won by Left parties.

In 2014 Election Results the BJP won 282 seats out of 543 seats. This took the NDA tally to 336 seats out of 543 seats in the Lok Sabha. INC could only manage to win 44 seats and stayed in the second position while AIADMK party from Tamil Nadu came third with 37 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections.

In 2019, the BJP is set to return to power at the Centre after a sweeping win in the 2019 Lok Sabha election , armed with a bigger mandate than in the 2014 General Election. The party - led by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah duo has secured 303 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha. Meanwhile, the Congress, the main Opposition party, managed to increase its vote share from 2014 only by a handful of votes, with a final tally of 52 seats. There will be no Leader of Opposition in the upcoming Lower House for a second consecutive term.

Election Schedule for Nagaland Lok Sabha General Election 2019

StatePhase IPhase II Phase III Phase IV Phase V Phase VIPhase VII

List of Candidates Contesting for Nagaland Lok Sabha General Election 2019 - Click Here

Nagaland Assembly Election 2018

Nagaland Assembly poll took place on 27 February 2018. The results are scheduled on March 3. The turnout was recorded to be 75%. The polls were conducted for 60 seats in the House. Out of the total seats in the House, 20 are reserved for the SC candidates, while 10 are reserved for ST candidates. The rest of the 30 seats are for General candidates.

The total eligible voters in the state are reported to be 11,89,264. The total polling stations in the states were 3,214. The candidates who contested the polls were 196. Only 3 candidates have criminal cases and only 3 other candidates have serious criminal charges filed against them. Only 5% of the candidates in BJP have criminal charges filed against them, while the percentage is 3 and 2 for NDPP and NPF respectively.

The key candidates in the polls are Neiphiu Rio (NDPP), Biplap Deb (BJP), TR Zeliang (NPF), Yanthungo Patton (BJP), K L Chishi (BJP) and Kewekhape Therie (INC). On the election day, there were reports of EVM malfunctioning. There were reports of violence as well. One person was reportedly shot dead and two others were injured.

In the last Assembly polls in 2013, NPF won 38 seats, while both INC and Independent candidates managed 8 seats. One seat was won each by BJP and JD(U). NCP(Nationalist Congress Party) won 4 seats.

Elections in Nagaland

Nagaland in the north east of India became the 16th state of the Indian Union on 1 December 1963. Earlier, in 1957, this state was an autonomous district in Assam consisting of Tuensang and Naga hills division of the Assam.

In 1961, following the Naga people's demand, the Indian Government agreed to the formation of a separate state of Nagaland. Before the first election in Nagaland for its Vidhan Sabha were held, the state constituted an Interim Body of 42 members with an interim executive council headed by a Chief Executive Officer. Dr Imkongliba Ao, the founder of the Naga People's Convention became the Chairman of the Interim Body. Mr P Shilo was appointed the first Executive Councilor and after the elections to the state assembly became the first chief minister of the state. Mr S C Jamir was the first member of the Parliament from the state. He was nominated to the third Lok Sabha by the Interim Body. Mr Melhupra Vero was the first Rajya Sabha MP from the state.

Nagaland has a unicameral legislature consisting of one house i.e. the state legislative assembly called the Vidhan Sabha. The Vidhan Sabha consists of 60 directly elected members. The seat of the legislative assembly is at Kohima, the state capital.

The states are allocated seats in the Indian parliament on the basis of the population of the state. The ratio of the number of seats in the parliament and the population of the state is the same for all states in the country. As Nagaland has a low population, the entire state is represented by one member in the Lok Sabha and one in the Rajya Sabha, the two houses of the Indian Parliament. The Lok Sabha MP from Nagaland is directly elected from the Nagaland state parliamentary constituency.

Political Parties in Nagaland

National political parties in Nagaland
Indian National Congress Bharatiya Janata Party
Nationalist Congress PartyTrinamool Congress

The main regional parties in Nagaland
Naga People's Front Naga National Democratic Party

Nagaland Elections - State Legislative Assembly

The last elections for the state assembly were held on 23 February 2013.

The ruling Nagaland People's Front (NPF) won the election with a majority. It won 37 seats. BJP got 2 seats while UDP secured 1. Only 8 Independents won the seats. The polls reported a 90.19% of voter turnout. The current Chief Minister of Nagaland is TR Zeliang who took over after Neiphiu Rio's resignation on the 23 May, 2014. TR Zeliang was sworn in as the 17th chief minister of the state on 24 May 2014. There came a gap in his leadership when Shurhozelie Liezietsu held the office between 22 Feb to 19 July. After that TR Zeliang again got hold of the position.

The current speaker of the state legislative assembly is Chotisuh Sazo. The Deputy speaker of the assembly is Imtikumzuk. The Current assembly dissolved on March 13, 2018 & therefore the Nagaland Assembly election was held on Feb 27, 2018.

Nagaland Lok Sabha Election Summary 2014

The NPF stronghold continued in the Lok seat again and the party won the sole constituency of Nagaland. Nagaland is one the smallest state of India which belong to the north eastern region. The Nagaland state only one Parliamentary seat,which is by the name of the state only. The seat is reserved for the Scheduled Tribe candidate. The Nagaland People's Front (NPP) and Indian National Congress (INC) are the major parties in the state and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is presently ruling the state. TR Zeliang is the current Chief Minister of Nagaland who took the charge of his seat in the year 2014 (24th May). The state took part in the 2014 General elections, wherein, it was predicted that NPF will win the lone parliamentary seat of the state.

Nagaland- a small state in North Eastern Indian, became the 16th state of India in Dec 1963. Before that it was an autonomous district in Assam. Nagaland has only one parliamentary constituency, having the same name as the state. The Indian National Congress (INC) and the Nagaland People's Front (NPP) are the major political parties of the state. Some other political parties that are making their presence felt include the AITC, the JD(S), and the independents. The total number of voters in Nagaland is 11,74,633, of which 5,94,572 are male and 5,80,091 are female.

During the 2009 Lok Sabha election, the Nagaland People's Front (NPF) won the only seat and secured 8,32,224 votes (vote share of 69.96%). As per Times Now C-Voter February poll, as well as the India TV Opinion Poll survey 2014, the NPF will again win in 2014. Election in Nagaland will be held on 9 April 2014. It needs special mention that voter turnout during the 2009 General Election was 90.26%.

Last Updated on: Feb 28, 2023