Nagaland trends: BJP-NDPP in 18, ruling NPF in 15

Voting for the 59 seats in the 60-member Assembly was held on February 27.

Nagaland trends: BJP-NDPP in 18, ruling NPF in 15

Kohima: The BPP-NDPP alliance is leading in 18 seats while the ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) in 15, as per trends available for 35 constituencies for the Nagaland Assembly, Election Commission sources said today.

Chief Minister T R Zeliang of the NPF is leading over his nearest NDPP rival Iherie Ndang by over 4500 votes from Peren constituency.

The Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) is leading in 12 seats while its ally the BJP in six.

NDPP chief and former chief minister Neiphiu Rio has already been declared uncontested from Northern Angamai-II seat.

The National People's Party (NPP) and the Janata Dal (United) are leading in one seat each, the sources said.

Voting for the 59 seats in the 60-member Assembly was held on February 27.