Around 87.53 per cent voters exercised their franchise in the by-election to Northern Angami-two Assembly constituency in Kohima district today.
A total of 47 candidates, including two sitting MLAs, lost their security deposits in the just concluded Nagaland Assembly election.
Polling percentage of female voters in Nagaland surpassed their male counterparts in the February 23 Assembly elections.
Ruling Naga People`s Front ally JD(U) expressed hope that the Democratic Alliance of Nagaland would retain power for the third consecutive term.
Worried over spate of huge cash seizures in poll-bound Nagaland, EC asked Bureau of Civil Aviation and FIU to conduct detailed inquiries.
The ruling Nagaland People`s Front (NPF) is the only party which has put up candidates in all the 60-seats for the February 23 polls to the Nagaland Assembly.
One third of the Assembly constituencies in Nagaland, which is going to the polls on February 23, will witness a straight contest.
Two days remain for the last date of filing of nominations to the upcoming elections in Nagaland.
Law and order and corruption would
be the major poll planks of the Congress when it takes on NPF-led ruling DAN in the coming municipal elections.
Day in Pics: 24th April
Showbiz World - April 24, 2015
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