Kohima: The filing of nominations for the Nagaland and Meghalaya Assembly elections 2023 will begin today, with the issuance of notification. Candidates have until February 7 to submit their nomination papers. The examination will take place on February 8th, with the deadline for withdrawal of candidature being February 10th. On February 27, both states will hold elections for 60 seats.
Assembly Elections in Nagaland and Meghalaya
Altogether 13 lakh 17 thousand 632 electors are eligible to exercise their democratic right in the ensuing elections. A total of 24 thousand 689 new voters were included in the final electoral rolls. 4 Ghaspani-1 Assembly Constituency has highest number of 74,395 electors and 27 Mokokchung Town Assembly Constituency with lowest number of 8,302 electors. A total of 2,315 polling stations have been designated, wherein 680 have been marked as vulnerable and 920 as critical polling stations.
Meanwhile, the nomination period for the Tripura Assembly Elections 2023 ended yesterday. For a total of 60 seats, 305 nominations have been filed. The nomination papers will be scrutinised today, and the deadline for withdrawal of candidature is February 2nd.
Dr. Manik Saha, Tripura Chief Minister and senior BJP leader, filed his nomination yesterday. He is running from Agartala’s Town Bardowali constituency. Pratima Bhowmik, a Union Minister, filed her nomination papers from the Dhanpur constituency. The BJP is running candidates for 55 seats. Sudeep Roy Burman and Ashish Saha of the Congress Party also filed nomination papers yesterday.
Assembly elections 2023 in the state will be held on February 16th, with voting for Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland taking place on March 2nd.