Live: Voting In Nagaland, Meghalaya Assembly Elections Today
Meghalaya and Nagaland will vote in the assembly elections today. In Meghalaya, the BJP is going it alone after a rift with Conrad Sangma’s NPP and hopes to increase its tally.
Meghalaya will also see a multi-cornered contest, where besides the Congress, BJP and the NPP (National People’s Party), Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress is in fray.
In Nagaland, triangular contests are on the cards in 59 of the 60 assembly constituencies. The BJP, which won 12 of the state’s 60 seats in 2018, is contesting in alliance with the NDPP (Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party). Under the seat-sharing agreement, the NDPP is contesting on 40 seats and the BJP on 20 seats.