Polling percentage of female voters in Nagaland surpassed their male counterparts in the February 23 assembly elections.
Only two women are contesting the February 23 Assembly elections in Nagaland where women comprise around 49 percent of the electorate in the state.
The ruling NPF is fielding candidates in all the 60 seats while Congress has set up 57 candidates, the NCP 15, BJP 11, JD (U) 3, RJD 2, UNDP one and Independent 39.
Nagaland Home Minister Imkong L Imchen was on Monday detained near Wokha district for allegedly carrying a cache of arms and ammunition and Rs 1.10 crore in cash in a vehicle, official sources said.
Poll-bound Nagaland finds itself in a catch-22 situation as state chief secretary Alemtemshi Jamir and additional chief secretary Banou Z Jamir have gone on leave.
The political parties in fray are ruling Naga People`s Front (NPF), opposition Congress, BJP, NCP, RJD, JD(U), SP, United Nagaland Democratic Party and a sizable number of independents.
Day in Pics: 30th August
August 30, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai