Nagaland Assembly election results 2018: As it happened

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance and the Naga People's Front (NPF) are in a neck and neck fight in the 60-member Assembly in Nagaland.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Saturday, March 3, 2018 - 23:10

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance and the Naga People's Front (NPF) are in a neck and neck fight in the 60-member Assembly in Nagaland. The BJP is contesting in alliance with the newly-floated Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) in the state. The two parties are fighting on 20 and 40 seats respectively. The voting in the state was held in 59 of the total 60 constituencies as three-time Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio of the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP) was declared elected unopposed from Northern Angami-II constituency.

Full list of winners in Nagaland Assembly polls here.

3 March 2018, 23:07 PM

3 March 2018, 20:20 PM

Janata Dal (United) Nagaland has decided to support the BJP in the formation of a stable govt in Nagaland.

This decision is taken after a serious consideration of the current verdict of the just-declared results of the conducted general election to the 13th Nagaland Legislative Assembly and also to safeguard the interest of the National Democratic Alliance in Delhi, says JD(U) Nagaland.

3 March 2018, 20:04 PM

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3 March 2018, 15:58 PM

The NDPP-BJP alliance is leading in 28 constituencies while the NPF is close behind leading in 26 seats. The others are leading in six seats. 

3 March 2018, 11:44 AM

BJP leader Ram Madhav: This is a revolutionary result, all due to the blessings of Tripura Sundari Mata and people of the state and the hard work of PM Modi and party workers.

3 March 2018, 11:40 AM

UP CM Yogi Adityanath: BJP is all set for a historic win in #Tripura, I would like to congratulate PM Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and our party workers. Our performance in Nagaland and Meghalaya is also historic.

3 March 2018, 11:24 AM

Bharatiya Janata Party candidate H. Tovihoto Ayemi is leading by over 3500 votes in Dimapur-i constituency against Naga Peoples Front 's Pukhavi Yepthomi

3 March 2018, 11:19 AM

Naga Peoples Front candidate Moatoshi Longkumer is leading by over 4200 votes in Dimapur-ii constituency against Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party's Supulebten

3 March 2018, 10:53 AM

Official results by Election Commission so far: 

3 March 2018, 10:52 AM

Official results by Election Commission so far: 

3 March 2018, 10:52 AM

Official results by Election Commission so far:

3 March 2018, 10:25 AM

Kiren Rijiju: I am hopeful that the BJP alliance will be successful in making its government in all the three states - Nagaland, Meghalaya and Tripura. The trends in all three states point to a new political direction, it will have an effect on national politics as well.

3 March 2018, 10:23 AM

The Congress and others both are leading in two seats each

3 March 2018, 10:22 AM

NPF takes the lead, leads in 21 seats, while the BJP alliance is leading in 21 seats

3 March 2018, 10:02 AM

As per the election commission trends, NPF is leading in 6 seats, BJP-NDPP leading in 7, Congress in 1 and Others in 3 seats

3 March 2018, 09:25 AM

BJP is leading in 19 seats while the NPF is leading in 16 as per trends for 35 seats in the 60-member assembly.

3 March 2018, 08:44 AM

SP Shillong D Marak: There is adequate security at counting centres and we hope no untoward incident takes place and counting goes on smoothly

3 March 2018, 08:42 AM

Ahead of the elections, the Church had appealed the people not to vote for BJP. However, Neiphiu Rio, the Chief Ministerial candidate of NDPP-BJP alliance had appealed that the alliance would bring about good days for Nagaland.

3 March 2018, 08:39 AM

BJP leads in 10 seats while the NPF is leading in 2 seats

3 March 2018, 08:33 AM

BJP takes lead in early trends, ahead in 5 seats in Nagaland

3 March 2018, 08:22 AM

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy: We have got the edge in Nagaland, will gain tremendously in Meghalaya too

3 March 2018, 08:21 AM

Postal ballot opens first for counting in Nagaland

3 March 2018, 08:00 AM

Counting begins for 59 seats in Nagaland Assembly elections

3 March 2018, 07:54 AM

Former Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has already been declared the winner uncontested in the Northern Angami II constituency. His newly formed party, the NDPP, made a number of gains in the run-up to the polls, with a number of defections from the NPF. 

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