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Nagaland Election 2018, NPF contesting on 58 seats of Nagaland

Nagaland Election 2018, NPF contesting on 58 seats of Nagaland
Written by Abhishek Lohia

One week is remaining for the Nagaland Legislative Assembly election. Voting will be held on 27 February 2018 in 59 out of 60 constituencies of the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland. There are total 149 candidates of 9 political parties are contesting for the 60 seats of constituencies. And 11 candidates are registering himself as an independent candidate. The Indian National Congress(INC) is contesting just 18 Assembly seats in the February 27 state polls this time while BJP is contesting on 20 seats which are two ahead of Congress. Leading Party, Nagaland peoples front, is contesting on 58 seats out of 60, last time they won 38 seats and got total 47.1% votes. In 2018, INC is contesting on 18 seats and BJP is on 20 seats, which means it is an excellent opportunity for CM T.R. Zeliang to return his government once again.

Nominations For Nagaland Elections 2018

1) Nagaland People’s Front (NPF)- 58, 2)Indian National Congress (INC)- 18, 3) Independents (IND)- 11 4)Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)-6, 5)Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-20, 6)Janata Dal (United) (JD(U))-13, 7)Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP)-40, 8)Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)-3 9)Lok Janshakti Party (LJP)-2, 10)National People’s Party (NPP)-25- Total 160 candidates 

BJP Candidates list for Nagaland Election 2018

1 1 Dimapur I Mr Tovihoto
2 4 Gaspani I Mr Jacob Zhimomi
3 13 Pughoboto Dr Sukhato
4 17 Chizami Mr Kevechutso
5 29 Jangpetkong Dr Longri
6 30 Alongtaki Mr Imna Along
7 31 Akuluto Mr Kazheto
8 32 Atoizu Mr K.L Chishi
9 33 Suruhoto Mr Khehovi
10 37 Tiyi Mr Y. Patton
11 38 Wokha Town Dr TM Lotha
12 40 Bhandhari Mr M. Kikon
13 41 Tizit Mr P.Paiwang
14 45 Tehok Er C Kawang Konyak
15 50 Longleng Mr Pangnyu Phom
16 52 Longkhim Chare Mr lmtilemba
17 54 Tuensang Sardar II Mrs Rakhila
18 57 Noklak Mr Haiying
19 59 Seychung Sitmi Mr Kashiho Sangtam
20 60 Pungro Mr Yankiu Yinchunger

Congress Candidate list for Nagaland Elections 2018

1 1 Dimapur I Mr. W kohlie Kapfo
2 4 Dimapur III Khaminkun Tunglung
3 13 Pughoboto Dr Sukhato
4 17 Phomching T. Ngampai Konyak
5 29 Tehok Shaboh Konyak
6 30 Montown Hawan T. Wangsha
7 31 Noksen I. Noksenlamba
8 32 Bhandari E. Thunjamo Ezung
9 33 Tizit Naowang konyak
10 37 Tapi Lanhpa konyak
11 38 Mokokchung Town Rongsenshilu
12 40 Tuli Lepzungchiba Jamir
13 41 Phek Shezota Lohe
14 45 Chizami Kewepelo Tsuhah
15 50 Pfutsero Kewekhape Therie
16 52 Ghaspani-I Nagavito Sumi
17 54 Ghaspani-II Khekiye K. Sema
18 57 Southern Angami-I Mr Nagakul Tasi

About the author

Abhishek Lohia

Abhishek Lohia is a Sports and Political Writer at Newsfolo. He has been working as a Journalist for 2 years and has previously worked at Sportsflu, Sportscafe, and some other Digital Channels. He covers the ruling BJP Government, civic bodies, and Indian politics. He also covers latest Sports News and Live Coverage. He is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from IPEC College, Sahibabad. He can be reached at; [email protected], you can also follow him on twitter @chiraglohia2

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