Campaigning ends for Meghalaya & Nagaland Polls

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New Delhi: Campaigning ends for Meghalaya and Nagaland Assembly polls; Voting for legislative assemblies of the two northeastern states to be held on Tuesday.

Campaigning for Meghalaya and Nagaland Assembly polls concluded on Sunday. Voting for legislative assemblies of the two northeastern states will be held on Tuesday. Counting of votes will be held on 3rd March.

The states may be different but issues that people face in the two states are quite similar. Meanwhile, the Congress too is reaching out to voters for support in the elections.

A look at the political scenario in Nagaland shows that out of 60 seats in the state assembly, Naga People’s Front or NPF is contesting on 59 seats.

Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) has put candidates on 40 seats, BJP is fighting in 20 constituencies and Congress on 19 seats.

In the 60 seat Meghalaya assembly, BJP is contesting on 47 seats, Congress on 59 seats and NPP on 53 seats. The two states will go to polls on 27th February and results would be announced on 3rd March.

 

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